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  • A Homely Gratitude

    From the Evening Star, November 6, 1914. By Philander Johnson.

    Thankful fur the sunshine bright
        And thankful fur the rain;
    Thankful fur the moon so white
        An’ fur the wind’s refrain!

    Thankful fur the stars that shine
        When shadows gather near;
    Thankful fur the friends of mine
        That gather fur good cheer!

    Thankful fur the work that brings
        The rest that builds anew,
    An’ made me ‘most forget the things
        Fur which my thanks are due!