Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

dinners

there have been so many holiday dinners starting at the children’s table mistaking whipped turnips for mashed potatoes & having to eat them all once they hit my plate smiling past my throat closing on that hated taste I like … Continue reading

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thanksgiving, 2012

i would rather embody grace than say it, hands folded neatly over these plates, shining my grandmother’s pattern & i remember her hands stroking napkins to smoothness on this table, teaching me the placement of plates & which forks to … Continue reading

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