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Me, my grandma, mom to the left and daughter. Four generations together. ‘I apologize because the poem today is lengthy. Please bear with me.

Of all the prized possessions of mankind, 
Gratitude is the greatest treasure. 
Let it be lodged firmly inside the human mind. 
And may it continue to flow beyond measure. 

I am very grateful to God for all the gifts He bestowed upon me. 
For giving me, awesome friends and a very supportive family. 
Let's all be grateful to the glowing sun for its heat and light. 
The sunrays are the rays of hope to make our lives bright. 

I am grateful to Mother Earth. 
For giving us food, joy, and birth. 
All the elements, air, sky, water and fire. 
Are the reasons for our existence on earth and respire. 

Now I express my gratitude to all of you. 
As each one of you, taught me something new. 
Kym Gordon Moore taught me to be optimistic and cheerful.
For which I shall ever be grateful. 

To Sandra for teaching that life is an art. 
To Ashish ( Shanky), Nimish,  Yaksh who are very wise and smart. 
To Luisa, who inspires me with her gift of knowledge. 
And that learning is never restricted to any age. 
To dearest Elvira for her magical stories and amazing pics. 
I appreciate Mousumi ji for her blogs and teaching tricks. 

To Danielle ( graceful addict) who taught me never to give up in life, 
You have the willpower to overcome any strife. 
To Kally ( Middle Me) who inspires us how to be professional. 
To Verma Sir whose blogs are very inspirational. 

To Padmaja who has been an amazing and very supportive. 
Her stories are very inspiring and creative. 
To Deepika Nadkarni whose blogs I always enjoy. 
And Sage-page jokes are hilarious, oh, boy! 

To Belladonna, for her delightful blogs that are full of positivity and cheerfulness. 
Her thoughts are fabulous and so are her tips for health and fitness. 
To budding young talents like Isha and Kiran, 
To Cindy Georgakas from whom I have so much to learn. 
She is an excellent writer with a golden heart. 
To Dawn Pisturino, a wonderful friend with exceptional writing skills, which sets her apart.

To Suman Pal ( Scribbling Dad) , I learn the joys of being a parent. 
To Bridgette ( Bridgette Tales) , I admire her for her talent. 
To Tanooki ( the master chef) for her exceptional food blogs over which I drool. 
To Madhusudan ji and Rekha ji, they represent the poetry school. 

To Rupali ji and Nomadic Architect, I love your blogs pertaining to travel
To Beach House, whose blogs are delightful marvel. 
To Elita Sheen for reminding me of my college days. 
To GS for her inspiring quotes that's impressive always. 
To Christina ( webblogs, OCD and me) I learned the value of courage and honesty. 
To My Book World and Shirobarnyu, for their constant support and motivating me. 

To Keric9, from whom I learned to express my gratitude. 
To Man Kun ( Not sane blogs) and Cherie White for their positive attitude. 
GC, Jaswantji, Gaurav, Naveen, and Kaushal ji. ( Kaushal Kishore). 
Your posts are so interesting that I crave for more. 
To David ( Ben Alexander), for teaching me different forms of poetry. 
To Jeff Flesch whose poems have impressed me. 
To Myrelar and Barbara Crane Navarro who care for the environment. 
To Daneel Yunus and CBholganza for their unique sports updates and comments. 

Forgive me if I skipped any name. 
But all of you are family to me and I am grateful to you for the same. 
Most importantly, 'I am grateful to the family of WordPress. 
All of us are linked with a bond to share, create, encourage, appreciate each other and impress.

'I wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving and also thank you for reading this poem patiently. 

Thank you so much for taking your precious time to visit my website. Hope you enjoyed reading my blogs. 😊😊

45 thoughts on “POETIC THURSDAYS (52).

  1. Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Wonderful, touching, creatve! Dear Aparna it’s amazing.
    Beautiful words! Thank’s for share. Happy Thanksgiving! Blessings and happiness t you and yours! Thank’s for being you! Bravo!

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  2. Wow Aparna 😍 you’re really wonderful πŸ’•. I too thank God for blessing πŸ™ me with an amazing friend like you. Thank you so much for this presentation 😊. I’m overwhelmed, reading this amazing thoughts πŸ’¬πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘β€οΈπŸ‘

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  3. Thank you so much, my dear sweet Elvira. πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️. This Thanksgiving is really special to me because I have got so many wonderful friends like you. May God bless you with all the happiness and everything that makes you happy. πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

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  4. Thank you soooo much, dear Padmaja. ‘I feel very happy to read your sweet, positive words of encouragement and appreciation. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°.

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  5. Thank you soooooo much, dear Ashish. It’s really very sweet of you and love you toooo. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°. And I admire you sooooo much for your beautiful thoughts.


  6. Thank you so much, Rekhaji. You are a wonderful poet and an inspiration. πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯° β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️


  7. Thank you so much, dear Deepika. Happy Thanksgiving Day to you as well. πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°β™₯️


  8. Aww! Thank you very much dear Aparna for your kindness, support and friendship. Best wishes too!
    Happy and blessing day! πŸ™πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ’–πŸŒΈπŸ’–πŸŒΈβ€οΈπŸŒΈπŸ’–πŸŒΊπŸŒΈπŸ™πŸ™


  9. Thank you so much Aparna jii For thanks ❀️😘Thank you too for this beautiful Relationship of Togetherness .I appreciate + Respect you from the bottom of my heart ❀️✨😍😘🌹🌹


  10. Wow! What a wonderful thought, Aparna ji! So beautiful and so touching! As you said, we are a family now. A word of gratitude for WordPress that has provided its platform to make this family flourish. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Sending my love and regards! Happy Thanksgiving πŸŽ‰πŸ’β€οΈπŸ™

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  11. Thank you so much, Kaushal ji. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️😊😊😊. This means a lot to me. Happy Thanksgiving.


  12. I’ve got to add another “Wow!” to all those you’ve already received. What a lot of loving work went into this poem, and how many smiles has it caused today? Brava! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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  13. WOW Aparna, this is such a wonderful, inspiring and intimate poem. πŸ€—πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜ You are our extended family and I am so happy to be a part of that family nucleus. I am grateful to you for the mention, but more importantly, I am encouraged by the community of people who have touched you in a unique way, as you have touched ours Madam Professor! I give thanks for your presence and your influence. Enjoy the rest of your evening. Thank you as always for teaching us something new and for empowering us in the way that you so humbly do. Hugs and smooches my dear friend. πŸŒžπŸ¦‹πŸ˜˜πŸ’πŸ˜Š

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  14. Thank you so much, dear. β™₯️β™₯️😊😊😊. In fact, you inspired me to express my gratitude. ‘I am so happy about it. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️

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  15. Thank you so much, dear Kym. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️😊😊😊. You are simply the best. I am thankful to God for blessing me with a gem of a friend. Have a wonderful weekendπŸ•πŸ πŸŽ‰.

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  16. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️😊😊😊😊πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜β™₯️β™₯️β™₯οΈπŸ‘Œ

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  17. Thank you so much, dear Dawn, for ‘I am blessed to have your friendship. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️😊😊😊. Have a wonderful Sunday.

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