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Random Poem:

Thanksgiving of the new (Why I love Grand Parents)
Haxxen

On a rainy
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Canadian
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Thanksgiving
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the protestant family
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Grey
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gather'd at their Nana's and Pap’s.
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but one of the daughters came with a date
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who, unexpected,
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showed up
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"Ay weel" Papa smiled
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"who be this fyne young lad"
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"Abdul."  The daughter replied
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"Abdul Fattah Al Assad."
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While the family Grey pondered
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the stranger's pale skin
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and wondered how they'd been fooled
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one grand-daughter stuck penny to forehead.
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"LOOK, A BINDI" she beamed.
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"Don't be daft!" Grandma Grey frowned
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"There be no Bindi's worn by the family Grey!
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'tis simply not our tradition!"
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and grandpa Grey, confused by this missive
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asked
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"Are bindi's Islam or Hassidic?"
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The daughter
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beet red
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pulled grandpa aside
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and said "no more talk of religion."
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that her boyfriend
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Assad
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was Islamic, proud,
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and she was embarrassed more than a smidgeon.
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Grand pa looked down
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at grand daughter
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with the penny stuck to her head
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and with a wink and a smile
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he whispered to her:
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"weel,
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it's beeter than bein' cath'lic"
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