Thursday, November 25, 2010

& i am humbled

the last star of night
tucked into bed
behind its sun blanket,
warm wishes placed
on it's head with a kiss,
i greet this thank-filled day
of hustle bustle family
food frenzy, with thoughts
of you, & the origin
of all of these...

happy thanksgiving everyone!

83 comments:

Daniel said...

Have a great day. Hope it is fun and peaceful and filled with warmth. Blessings to you.

DJan said...

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Brian. And I give thanks for you and all your gentle comments.

Harnett-Hargrove said...

Tucking stars to bed is such a wonderfully peaceful way to start the day. -J

Sam!! said...

Best wishes..:)

Take care

Cheryl said...

Right backatcha, Brian. Enjoy your family time.

Hilary said...

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving, Brian.

Lori said...

Nice. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones Brian. I count myself blessed to know you and to be blessed by your words each day. XX

Mighty M said...

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Anonymous said...

beautiful! A heart full of gratitude is a beautiful place.

You have another thing to be thankful for too, your marvelous writing skill :)

Happy Thanksgiving!

trisha
mydomainpvt.wordpress.com

Heather said...

happy thanksgiving. Perfectly said. enjoy your family, today -Brian.

sage said...

Beautiful Brian, this is one I'd be tempted to steal! It must have made her heart melt.

ladyfi said...

Sounds like another magical day. Have a joyful celebration!

TALON said...

Have a beautiful day, Brian, stuffed with all the good things of family and friends a day of thanks.

Raven said...

Happy Thanksgiivng! Wishing you many blessings this holiday.

Zuzana said...

Only you can summarize love and life so eloquently and in so few words.:)
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, dear Brian,
xoxo

Susan Deborah said...

Every day is a day of thanksgiving.

Love and joy,
Susan

Kay said...

now, why couldn't i have come up with that?! ha! Happy Thanksgiving!

Syd said...

Hope that you and your family have a grateful and greatful day.

Mama Zen said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Brian!

Eva Gallant said...

Take it easy on that food frenzy! lol

Reggie said...

I hope you and yours have a have a safe and peaceful day.

Myrna R. said...

Lovely prayer.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family. I am grateful to have found your blog.

Lorenzo — Alchemist's Pillow said...

Have a beautiful one, Brian, enjoying the blessings of your family.

Alan Burnett said...

Happy Thanksgiving my friend.

Me said...

Hope you and your family have a very happy Thanksgiving, Brian. :)
-C

Bernie said...

Happy Thanksgiving Brian to you and your family......:-)Hugs

Mona said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

ds said...

A very happy Thanksgiving to you and your family, Brian!!

Captain Dumbass said...

My computer has your comments jammed over top of your poem so I have no idea what you wrote.

Happy Thanksgiving though.

Claudia said...

oh this was beautiful - tucking the stars into bed - sun blanket.. this spreads such a warm feeling
have a wonderful thanksgiving brian and enjoy the time with your family

budh.aaah said...

Beautiful warm words. happy Thanksgiving Brian.

David Waters said...

Have a wonderful day. I just wanted to say thank you for the insperation you have been to me and the encouragement you have given:)

Happy Thanksgiving dude:)

deb said...

to you and yours, Brian.

it isn't our holiday here in Canada,

but I do try to live grateful for every day.

and it seems clear you do as well.

Hope said...

beautiful!

thank you
have a wonderful day!

♥ Boomer ♥ said...

Awesome! Have a beautiful day up there!

Sophia said...

Beautiful...the last star tucked away BUT will return again and again to wish upon, even when this day is over. Blessings.

The Brightly Colored Misfit said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Brian! I hope it's amazing!

emily wierenga said...

it is humbling, isn't it? happy thanksgiving! e.

Baino said...

Happy thanksgiving Brian, I'll think of you all pogging out while I'm eating my apple for lunch at work. Bler. Have a good one!

the walking man said...

Be Well Brian. spend you day with your kin and as always love them.

kkrige said...

hope you have a great day Brian

Goofball said...

happy thanksgiving

She Writes said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Brian! Nice line about the stars.

lakeviewer said...

Beautiful!

Betsy said...

a very happy thanksgiving day to you, T, and the boys. :) xo

Travel & Dive Girl said...

Happy Turkey Day!!! You have a ton to be thankful for.

Paul C said...

Yes, gratitude accompanied with humbleness...friendly company.

PattiKen said...

Lovely, Brian.

Vicki Lane said...

Hoping that your Thanksgiving was wonderful!

5thsister said...

hoping yours was grand!

SaraLynn said...

You have the most beautiful poetry! I love the imagery of a star being tucked in behind a blanket of sun. Beautiful.

Jen said...

I wish I could see the stars. Not much chance of that since I'm back in Houston...Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Cinner said...

Hope you had a beautiful day filled with much joy and love. smiles.

Who Is Afraid of Alfred Hitchcock? said...

Brian,
Thanks for sharing such warm and heartfelt words with your readers.

By the way, my well wish from yesterday haven't changed...I still...
...hope that you, (and your family and friends) and your readers, and their families and friends have(had) a safe, peaceful Thanksgiving!

Take care!
DeeDee ;-D

Valerie said...

Hope your day was peaceful and good.

Lorraine said...

Brief and perfect, and a Happy day to you too Brian

tony said...

I Hope You & Yours Had A Fine Thanksgiving.

TechnoBabe said...

How was your Thanksgiving, Brian? We are under a month now till Christmas. Are your boys starting to talk about Christmas? James and I will do a little decorating this weekend. We are enjoying this little place very much.

Birdie said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours as well Brian!! It's a lovely lovely poem!

drybottomgirl said...

How sweet. To put the night to rest instead of the day. Hope you and yours had a blessed day filled with laughter and love....

Candie Bracci said...

Too beautiful :)

ModernMom said...

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

Kim A. said...

What a beautiful prayer..Happy Thanksgiving, dear friend.

♥namaste♥

shewriting said...

aaaww..I love the line "the last star of the night tucked into bed.." our little stars shine bright even when asleep don't they? Happy Thanksgiving to you, too.

Tammie Lee said...

so lovely and tender.

OJ Gonzalez-Cazares said...

thankful for having your words! hope you had an amazing day ;)

KB said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Teri said...

Happy T day Brian. I had my computer unplugged because of all the chaos here but finally checked in tonight and wishing you a great weekend. Did you avoid all the shopping frenzy?

Matty said...

Did you eat as much as I did? LOL I was like the turkey.....stuffed.

Bing (PinkLady) said...

i hope it was fun. happy thanksgiving, brian!

Crystal Jigsaw said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Brian. Hope you had a lovely time.

CJ xx

sheila said...

Yup! No better way to cap off the festivities than with a lonnnng winters sleep!

Jill said...

And a blessed Thanksgiving Weekend to you and yours Brian.

Dulce said...

So many the things to be thankful for, every sigle day... There sould a Thanksgiving Day much more often...
Thanks Brian, for being there, for being YOU

~ Tabitha ~ said...

Wow..that was short,sweet and very beautifully written,Brian..
Thanks for sharing . .

Maggie May said...

Hope you had a good day and that was a lovely poem.
Maggie X

Nuts in May

AmyLK said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Brian!

Tina said...

Lovely. It's my favorite day of the entire year. Blessed Thanksgiving to you and yours.

The Retired One said...

Same to you, my friend.
My dad passed away ten years ago on thanksgiving day...so it is a bittersweet holiday for us, still.
Although he loved food and if he had his choice it would have been AFTER the meal. LOL
I hope you had a wonderful day with your family and hugged on each other, alot!

secret agent woman said...

A happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, too.

Goofball said...

a star tucked into bed with a sun blanket....

how great! Love the image

Otter Thomas said...

I agree that it is all very humbling. So beautifully said. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

Marla said...

Ah Brian...these went made me teary. Thanks for writing this. My heart has stolen it for my mother.