Famous Chanukah Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Chanukah poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous chanukah poems. These examples illustrate what a famous chanukah poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Piercy, Marge
The dark socket of the year
the pit, the cave where the sun lies down
and threatens never to rise,
when despair descends softly as the snow
by Lehman, David
Christmas defeated Chanukah
once again last night
by a margin of three billion dollars
or so, but every time I hear
a Yiddish word like bupkes
in a movie (L.A. Confidential)
or when Oleg Cassini...Read More
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