Thanksgiving Poems

Poems for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday with wonderful food. It is a time to celebrate that God has given us so much bounty that we can stuff ourselves with food. It is also a time to get together with family, eat delicious food, and in general feel good about ourselves. We loosen our belt buckles a notch, settle into the couch and enjoy a couple of football games. What could be more American than Thanksgiving. It is the American Holiday that is celebrated more than any other.

Simple Poetry for Giving Thanks

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  1. Thanksgiving

    Gettin’ together to smile an’ rejoice,
    An’ eatin’ an’ laughin’ with folks of your choice;
    An’ kissin’ the girls an’ declarin’ that they
    Are growin’ more beautiful day after day;

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  3. Poor Mrs. Peel

    • By Caroline Smith
    • Published: November 27, 2019
    Limerick About Thanksgiving

    There once was an old Mrs. Peel
    Who cooked till her hands could not feel
    A Thanksgiving feast!
    One nap, at least.

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  4. Being Thankful

    Thanksgiving Blessings

    I could list the gifts I'm thankful for and write until next week.
    My health, my eyes, my darling wife, granddaughter's rosy cheeks.

    Treasured friends, that If I called, would say, "I'm on my way."

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  6. A Prayer Of Thanks

    • By Lenora McWhorter
    • Published: November 22, 2019
    Having A Thankful Heart

    We give thanks to you, oh God,
    for the gift of the Lord Jesus Christ.
    We give thanks for the price He paid
    so that we could have eternal life.

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    It's indeed a touching poem, it really reminds me and others of the greatness of our Lord in our daily lives, praise be unto God every moment we breathe the priceless breath.... Give that...

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  7. Sleigh Dream

    • By Greg R. Wright
    • Published: November 22, 2019
    Nostalgic Sleigh Ride

    Bundled in a horse-drawn sleigh,
    warm and cozy on Thanksgiving Day.
    Happily blushing, we went on our way,
    the children restless, yearning to play.

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  8. A Thanksgiving Blessing

    Joy Of Thanksgiving Season

    It's cold outside, but it's warm in my heart.
    And the gray fall sky is His work of art.
    Laden and low, quiet and still,
    November is welcome, and my eyes drink their fill

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    Thank you! SO GLAD you enjoyed it! I think Thanksgiving is so underrated as a holiday, and I tried to put what it means to me into words...glad you appreciated it!!

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  10. Thanksgiving

    • By Bill Volkov
    • Published: November 2017
    Being Thankful For Simple Things

    The wind pushes down the road, a warm breeze
    just warm enough.
    Thank you for a word...a whisper.
    So many colors surround, leaves falling, carpeting a soft path.

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  11. Fourth Thursday Of November

    Thanksgiving Memories

    Ever since I can remember,
    on the fourth Thursday of November,

    long before the crack of dawn,

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  12. Thanksgiving

    • By Brooke Applegate
    • Published: November 2016
    ABC Poem About Thanksgiving Activities

    Apple pie is the
    Best part of Thanksgiving.
    Cooking food all
    Day is fun with my family.

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    Love this poem about Thanksgiving by Brooke Applegate. She really is "spot on" with her description of what sounds like the perfect family Thanksgiving. She sounds like she is so involved...

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  13. Are You Thankful?

    • By Joey F. Gibbs
    • Published: November 2016
    The Contrasting Sides Of Thanksgiving Gratitude

    I'm not thankful for anything
    And never will I proclaim that:
    "I am thankful for every moment."
    Because really

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    I love the idea and the concept of this story. It shows that we should never be ungrateful. I especially like the idea of reading it from the bottom to the top. Very well-written.

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