“R” is for Lucky Rabbit’s Foot

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Did you ever have…

and

why did our parents let us

carry a  lucky rabbit’s foot  

creating superstitious thinking

in our tender minds? 

 

I can remember being in grade school

and it was “The Thing” to carry

a lucky rabbit’s foot key chain.  

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Somewhere, somehow,

I found out that it was

supposedly a REAL rabbit’s foot !  

In particular, the left hind foot !  

ewwww !

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I’m sure that I had

a faux rabbit’s foot keychain

bought at my dad’s

F.W. Woolworth Store.

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But at the time, I was SURE some poor  

rabbit, sacrificed his life, on a full moon,

in a cemetery,  

on Friday the 13 th.

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Superstitious?

Nah.

Well, maybe…Where’s your rabbit foot

you got in grade school hiding?

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