Thursday, November 27, 2014

"The Thanksgiving Turkey" by H.C. Dodge (1886)

The above shape poem, possibly first published in the Detroit Free Press of November 26, 1886, was syndicated or reprinted in a number of newspapers, including the Buffalo Express. November 28, 1889 3 cols 2-3. It varied somewhat in appearance from paper to paper; the image above is cleaned up a little from another edition.

See also "The Thanksgiving Turkey" by H.C. Dodge (1888), another of several of his Thanksgiving poems.

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