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Posted: December 26th. 2003 1:42:26 AM

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A Bard’s Thanksgiving

by Taliesin

Age Group: Adult

I thank my heart for beating

I thank my lungs for breathing

I thank my legs for walking me here

And I thank my eyes for seeing

I thank my ears, that tell me the sounds they hear

That are Loud or soft, far or near

I thank the filigree of veins that carry my blood

That is urologically cleansed and endocrined with love

You work so very hard body 24hours a day

With nary a thought and very little pay

I thank you now for sustaining my life

So I can write with my hands and dream with my mind

Signature in my flesh signed by the starry night sky

Making me brother to stones and creatures that fly

My mother the forest so deep and green

My father the sky, my sister the sea

A family of wisdom of which I’m in awe

Of feather and beak, of tooth and claw

Share with me the things that I’m impassioned to know

So that it be above as it is below


Author's Location: Northgate, Washington
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