Although Tía Miriam boasted she discovered
at least half-a-dozen uses for peanut butter—
topping for guava shells in syrup,
butter substitute for Cuban toast,
hair conditioner and relaxer—
Mamá never knew what to make
of the monthly five-pound jars
A time of remembrance and gratitude, Thanksgiving brings with it a wealth of holiday traditions, foremost among them gathering with family and friends, feasting, and giving thanks for everything we have. Check out these poems for the holiday and find more poems on gratitude, home, food, and more on our poems for Thanksgiving page.