Excerpts for Let's Celebrate! : Festival Poems from Around the World
Festival Poems from Around the World
By Debjani Chatterjee
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Copyright © 2012
All right reserved.
The Pilgrims Came
The Pilgrims came across the sea
And never thought of you and me;
And yet its very strange the way
We think of them Thanksgiving day.
We tell their story, old and true,
Of how they sailed across the blue,
And found a new land to be free
And built their homes quite near the sea.
Every child knows well the tale
Of how they bravely turned the sail
And journeyed many a day and night,
To worship God as they thought right.
Excerpted from Let's Celebrate!
by Debjani Chatterjee
Copyright © 2012 by Debjani Chatterjee.
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