DPF / Saiser

Happy Thanksgiving (from poetryfoundation.org).

from Thanksgiving for Two / by Marjorie Saiser

Little did we know that first picnic
how this would go. Your hair was thick,

mine long and easy; we climbed a bluff
to look over a storybook plain. We chose
our spot as high as we could, to see

the river and the checkerboard fields.
What we didn’t see was this day, in
our pajamas if we want to,