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by Ron Cruger
The Spectator Presents "Stimulating Writing"
by Jon Burras
from the writers and editors of The Spectator
Mankind has the strangest customs
He will celebrate anything.
A babyís birth, birth of a foal,
Or the arrival of a friend.
should we really celebrate?
What events are really sacred?
Is something that happened years past,
Where we should place our emphasis?
Why not celebrate life today?
Visit a friend you havenít seen.
How about that aging mother
Who aches to see her girl or son?
a meal for a homeless man
Serve it up as if he were king.
How about the sick and shut-in,
Wouldnít they like a favírite meal?
we see the food thatís wasted
In one day in our blessed land,
We should feel the more compassion
As Thanksgiving arrives each year.
by Josh Lee
by Frank Shortt
Next edition of The Spectator will be on-line December 2, 2015