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

    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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  3. 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.
    Jac Judy A. Campbell

  4. Thanksgiving Gobble

    It is not really accidental
    that this poem's not sentimental,
    he tried to run - it's too late,
    now the turkey's on the plate,...

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  6. King For A Day

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

    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!

  7. Mother's Thanksgiving Dinner

    • By Carmen R. Kincaid
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Preparing A Thanksgiving Meal

    A woman of age, eleven she'd given birth
    Darkened hair, highlighted with grey
    An apron draped over her rounded belly
    A dinner of thanks she was preparing

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  8. 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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  10. Turkey's Thanksgiving Wish

    • By Eva Adolfo
    • Published: November 2013

    If a turkey will make a wish
    It would be a long, long list.
    It will give you all sorts of reasons
    To change that turkey tradition.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  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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