My Response to the Prompts
Winslow ~ John or Edward
joined at the roots
one tree stayed put
the other went Westward Ho
On Thanksgiving many years ago
I joked about not our grandfather’s
Thanksgiving in Plimoth to a nursing
home resident who was proud of her
roots going back to the Mayflower.
A co-worker said, which one when she
heard me say Winslow… and it seems
our many times great grandfathers were
brothers…Edward and John.
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