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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. Thanksgiving

    We walk on starry fields of white
    And do not see the daisies;
    For blessings common in our sight
    We rarely offer praises.

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  7. Thankful

    • By Mandy Cidlik
    • Published: December 2013
    Short Thanksgiving Poem

    No ghosts or goblins and trick-or-treats,
    No candy or flowers for your sweets.
    No gifts to buy or presents to give,
    Just be THANKFUL for the life that you live.

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    I love this poem. We just all need to be more thankful, more than one day a year.
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  8. King For A Day

    • By Jo McNally
    • Published: October 2013
    Cute Poem About Thanksgiving Meal From Turkey's Viewpoint

    I'm resting here quite regally,
    The feature of the table.
    Surrounded by potatoes that
    I'd taste if I were able.

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    This poem is definitely original and unique. I just never would have thought of looking at Thanksgiving from the turkey's point of view. Very cute poem. I really enjoyed it!

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  10. 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!!

  11. Butterball Warning

    Warning The Thanksgiving Turkey

    The farmer is coming
    The table is set
    It's Thanksgiving Day
    I dare to regret

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  12. 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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  13. The Day After

    • By Virginia Miranda
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Being Alone For Thanksgiving

    Keeping up our tradition
    Work my bones for the occasion
    No one to appreciate my special feast
    The dinner table was empty

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