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The politics of poetry and pie November 23, 2010: Nancy Mattoon of Booktryst has a fascinating post on Lydia Maria Child, author of the ubiquitous Thanksgiving poem that begins: "Over the river, and through the wood, to Grandfather's house we go..." From its lofty position occupying thousands of classrooms and station wagons across the country, "A Boy's Thanksgiving Day" is likely to be thought [...] by