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Details | Free verse |

Poet's Heart of Gold

Giving Thanks 

In advance, I wish to heal the mind, body, and soul
Thanking all God's creatures
Coating all my expressions from-
-Yesterday, today, and tomorrow
Conceal every worry, 
Focus on the goodness that fills my spirit with thankfulness
And, well, honored comments. 

This is a rich tribute to:
All Poetry Soup Poets, with grateful and appreciating hearts
Enjoy the time, you give each and every Poets


Copyright © Poet Destroyer A | Year Posted 2013

Details | Lanterne |


Fall will start It is near Is in the air Now Say Good-bye To summer Hot weather is Gone Air Crispy Starts to cool No more burning Sun Birds Migrate Butterfly Will return next Year Trees Change garb Leaves transform From golden to Brown Day To thank God for all Thanksgiving Day Is Good Food on table Family Gods blessings for All Pies Turkey Cranberry sauce Apple cider Sweet Fall Season Of wonder Enjoy rich change Smile Praise Thank God Fall is great Serenity Brings Mild Weather Azure sky Togetherness Nice Fall Brings calm And repose After summers Storms. Dorian Petersen Potter Aka ladydp2000 Copyright@2014 10.11.14

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2014

Details | Rhyme |

Harvest Thanksgiving

I do so love harvest thanksgiving, 
That time of year which celebrates agriculture, 
When church flips from being god-centred, 
To remembering farmers and good food manufacture.  

It’s not an Armenian or Amish allusion, 
‘Cos tins are given no problem; 
Natural remedies aren’t primed as better, 
Than medicines, to the mind and body superior. 

As a child who regretfully attended church, 
I thought on that day of poverty and Christian giving:
That their offer was kind of a respectable food bank, 
A silent redistribution of wealth, income and living. 

No food bank is respectable, of course, 
But they can channel wealth efficiently and appropriately;
And that the Church offers such for just one day, 
Should be celebrated as a positive sign most definitely. 

God is sometimes just such an abstraction, 
Academically, he’s for the objective mind; 
He’s not comforting when your needs are just so real:
Physical, emotional, psychological: he can be so unkind. 

When you just need a meal on the table, 
And need it supplied by someone else, 
Whether by government, food bank or church, 
It’s a person that's there, not divine impulse. 

I thought it was moral to impose that on believers, 
As a kid who just so wanted to talk and shoot, 
About real mechanisms, real structures and methods, 
Which made life’s systems, dynamics, art and roots.  

Being grateful for food, diet and health, 
Eclipses salvation humility and responce;
Eternal purpose lays as distant and non-tangible, 
To people and belongings which have an unimpeachable force. 

Farmers need to be remembered, given relevance, 
For their labour, dedication and sheer love of the job; 
It’s that occupation and training which ensures, 
Our basic daily needs are met not just with contours.

The harvest basket every year means to me hope, 
Nourishment for those who starve and scrape;
Church wealth rides so high and mighty on average, 
That this real examination is something to advocate. 

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2015

Details | Rhyme |


The nights are coming earlier
and the days are growing shorter.
The frost is on the ground
and bees cannot be found.

The warm days are all but done,
rain, maybe snow has begun.
The trees stand stark almost bare,
you rake dead leaves in the cool crisp air.

Time for the Earth to shutdown,
until Spring comes back around.
Now, begins the football season
and remember to vote with wisdom.

Also time to honor the Veterans
and all the tribes of the Native Americans. 
Then, settle down to a Thanksgiving feast,
remembering to praise God at the least.

That I have to post this upsets me:
My poems are copyright. I am sharing my
poems for you to read not for you to
post willy-nilly to a website, in
your newsletter or anywhere else with out
my permission. I am available, leave me a
message. Especially to those who change
the name of my poem and not give proper
credit. You should be ashamed!

Copyright © Alesia Leach | Year Posted 2014

Details | Free verse |

My Future Generation

I can act insane
Make me feel worthless

I belong in God’s family
He will bless my future generation

Don’t punish me for
Being myself –
Don’t envy my glee 

I can act like an
Adult, but I’d 
Prefer to have joy…

Not stress…
That piles upon us in our 
Everyday lives

Being childlike is

A rare beauty – 

No one prizes it…

No one came across it…

In this lifetime…

I can laugh all day
I can make you smile
If you’d accept my 
Childlike dreams of mine
Don’t treat me like a sick swine

Renew my young heart
Give me the ability 
To kill the old man…

I have my place in God’s family
He’ll be adored and glorified 
We’ll exchange prayers and hugs  
By my future generation

I beg of you – 
Don’t kill my childlike mentality
I’ll behave myself…
I’m positively sure that I’ll make you happy

I’ll still have pieces of a child in me

And pass it on to my future generation…

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2013

Details | Couplet |


Stork flights in unison                                                                                                                                               To teach unity to every person

Holding the neck extended                                                                                                                              Aligning the body as if amended

With legs pushed behind                                                                                                                            To cope with blowing wind

With wide wingspan like the glider                                                                                                                         In a well-defined order

Hover with one, as leader                                                                                                                                        Of course, watching is a wonder

With the flame of foresight,                                                                                                                                     Stork sets own nest on height 

Bears young ones into the wing                                                                                              Benevolently while growing

With wings, provides shade to the young chick                                                                                                                    So that they could learn to pick

Causes to clatter to communicate                                                                                                                 About the impending threat, to indicate

Maintains link with the group                                                                                                                    To get the team spirit, recoup

Revisits the old-aged-mother                                                                                                                                 To attend to issues that may bother

Cares the mother, with fresh feed                                                                                                                           As the mother may need

Stork is a bird of highest spirituality          
In Hebrew, stork means love and loyalty!   
Above poem is from “EAGLE EDUCATES ENDURANCE! AND OTHER POEMS ON NATURE ” by Shri.V.Muthumanickam.

Copyright © V.MUTHU MANICKAM | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |

Thanksgiving Family Tradition

My sons eyes opened wide when I pulled on the slide
On the airplanes opening door partition
I had took the time without being sublime
To explain the Reith Family's Thanksgiving tradition 
Maybe he had thought it pure jest his bulging eyes processed
As his parachute opened He wore a look of derision
His body had spun His look registered stunned, 
Like this was some kind of unreasonable decision
It was expected of the youngest born before Thanksgiving morn
To bring back from the nearest forest 
A bird
After a mighty and fierce war With piles of blood spilled galore 
He registered a look that I mistook 
As if my demands were patently absurd
After the last desperate howl of the game but defeated fowl 
He would drag the beast back to where we were living 
And as hard as he was able slam it down on the dinner table
And holler loudly, 
"To all a  Happy Thanksgiving"!

Copyright © Donald Reith | Year Posted 2012

Details | Light Poetry |

Harvest Bounties

The time of great bounty is upon us
soon the ripe laden fields will be picked 
the crops gathered, harvest finished
a time of rejoicing, of work well done   

Celebrate the cycles, season after season
watch the children's happy laughing faces
as they carry oh so carefully orange candles
a gift to thank mother nature for her bounties

All too soon the nights draw in, frosty is the air
a reminder winter's on her way, all now laid bare

Copyright © Shadow Hamilton | Year Posted 2013

Details | Prose Poetry |

Dark November

Dark Novembers

It’s the silence that is killing
this cold November chilling
Natures beauty with frost, stillness, color but no sound.
A wiser woman knows the inner temperature of the soul paints the
landscape to match their own
a fool discovers the surfeit of despair

This Thanksgiving day bleak, weak, sick, sad, still, quiet, reflective
I had not to give the love you sought so you walked out,
And the past knew you were to come…
And like a reverberation of the all the relationships I’ve known
 The past and to come will follow the ripples of that first stone,
I cannot love you in November I loved you all the months through
September, many decades upon each, watching entropy teach me the ways
to age…
I make no sound but inside screaming
Nature may be jesting in her seeming to mock whole
the lamentation of all the secret silent sorrows of each soul.

Copyright © Toni Orban | Year Posted 2015

Details | Acrostic |


Natural branches sit empty among the lonely pine
Old leaves have fallen from every branch and vine
Vegetation is unable to live, unable to grow
Everyday we can feel the cold wind's blow
Many hunters go out looking for wild prey
Before the bright morning, before the end of day
Every year we have a feast of thanksgiving
Remembering why we must keep on living

Birth date: November 20, 1984
Composition date: August 10, 2015

Copyright © James Cottrell | Year Posted 2015

Details | Light Poetry |

Seeing seasons

I'm thankful, for the dew resting on the mountain tops and the deep rivers of the valleys.

I'm thankful, for you putting the trees in place and for the birds that nest there.

Thank you Lord, for the changing of seasons and for the way clouds represent this.

Thank you Lord, that when i stop and wonder along the way. I become more thankful for all 
you have created and the overwhelming beauty of it all.

Copyright © sarah huburn | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |


I sit by my window
And watch the trees glow
They are lovely to my sight!
I can't ask for more despite.

I behold their leaves; they seem to reach
Something upward like a beseech
For blessings of sunshine and rains
Like praying hands of fettered pains.

(Info about the poem : From ancient wisdom, TREES are symbols of physical 
and spiritual nourishment, transformation and liberation, sustenance, spiritual 
growth, union and fertility)

Copyright © Wendy Meyer | Year Posted 2014

Details | Rhyme |

Rowdy Racecar

Tires squeaking from exhaust… high in volume 
Racecar spews out smoke…
Blinding the eyes of a thousand fans

Blooming havoc…
Explosions avalanche downwards 
Racecar drives fast and furiously 
Awesome feelings launch through me
Projecting panic and twisted bliss  

Catching the audience’s full attention…
Tension between challengers increase
Who could stand in their way… not even the coaches
Racecar screeches on the racing street…
Ain’t this competition neat? Come! Take a seat!
This event is brilliant – it’s such a treat!

Producing thrill or disappointment…
Car organs, fragments, shards, remains, limbs, veins 
Spurts out in flames… flying at every possible direction 
Countless racecars… barely functions – this scene is extremely horrendous!

Yet, the victories are gracious!
Vibrant applauses and thanksgiving triggers enlightening cheer
Have no fear!!! 
The moment is ever so precious!

Racecar…you make so much racket and suspense!
Rowdiness is in your nature…who will pay the expense??

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2013

Details | Sonnet |

Soonn Un

Emirabitur- Shall Admire

There you are the wind of my lone chamber
When I set to keep all mine from ember
And drop where constructs are most eminent,
Where meditativeness is prominent.
Long lost be me, if not for lunar moon
Descend light that fights random hours of groan.
I will for sure unveil silence abode
Where monstrous would have forsaken off-board. 
Let’s believe I have found and learnt the muse
The muse which unimpaired and un-abuse;
And fetch, outstretch, inform and un-slumber,
That which eyes will see and bless good comment:
Less of déjà vu and more of neo-pan,
That the rooftops will sit and grant accord.

Friday February 28, 2014

Copyright © Abdulhafeez Oyewole | Year Posted 2014

Details | Free verse |


"Give thanks for unknown blessings already on 
their way" - Native American Saying.

Give thanks for the rain that showers on you,
and makes crops to grow.

Give thanks for the Sun that warms your face,
and makes you to embrace each day.

Give thanks for night,
because we are able to gaze at the starry sky with awe.

Give thanks for the birds,
as they make you to crave to soar.

Give thanks for the rivers and lakes that provide
us with fish and water to drink.

Give thanks for the flowers and butterflies,
that decorate our lives with beauty.

Give thanks for the trees that give us a shade and shelter.

Give thanks for our ancestors, who left us guides on how
to return to the Chief Spirit, and live in harmony with two-legged,
four-legged, crawling and swimming animals; we too are able to be united.

Give thanks for other good things that you haven't yet seen.....

Copyright © Teddy Kimathi | Year Posted 2014

Details | Free verse |

to thanksgiving

taken away by the flight 
by the primacy of our own life process
we are all flies craving for honey
or we are pebbles— 
washed but never get cleansed! 

let us not be distracted by 
the disappointment of 
common human behavior 

we have to accept, how things are 
or rebel against
and so doing, we make it easy on us
or make it hard
the choice is ours
but both take the same labor:
when the going gets tough 
the tough gets going—

our ordinary madness is real
we are all feeble, crabs at times:

rushing to escape out of the bucket 
we are kept in eternally 
we step on each other
pull down one another  
caught in a stampede 
and reach  nowhere—
since we walk crabwise!  
we are such an orderly chaos—
a gross ENTROPY!  
let us listen to the voices 
to the crescendo 
and climax of nature 
that speak the gods’ voice  

let us listen 
to the moaning and meaning 
of love and light 
making every single day and night 
the voice that transcend 
time and space 
the voice that comes through 
our shared wall of darkness

let us decenter 
the dissonance of bad times 
the mournful solitary nights 
of hunger and sadness 
the melancholic fearful days 

let us not be distracted 
by the disappointment 
of common human behaviors,
flaws, greed, unbearable lightness of Being
let us act, let us make peace  
let us live  and let live in harmony—
half cooked half raw, as we are

let us toss and sip to the top—	

sifa! sifa! 


in love and light…

Copyright © Assefa Dibaba | Year Posted 2015

Details | I do not know? |

Early Morning in the Country


			The smell of fresh brewed coffee
			The sound of bacon slowly sizzling in the pan
			And the heady aroma it creates
			Homemade biscuits in the oven
			Sending the scent of their baking
			Into the far corners of every room in the house
			A bottle of cane syrup 
			Made the old fashioned way on Thanksgiving Day
			Freshly churned butter for the biscuits once they're done
			Mourning doves cooing to each other
			Twelve sparrows jockeying for positions
			On the nine available perches on the feeder
			The sun slowly beginning to peep over the horizon
			As if testing the day to see if it's time to rise and shine
			Its rays scattering sunbeams through the winter foliage
			The frost slowly, almost reluctantly, beginning to melt
			Young squirrels scurrying around 
			Under the centuries old oak tree, searching for acorns
			No concrete and steel buildings
			No jostling crowds
			No cabs, buses, or honking horns
			No exhaust fumes
			Just me and God and His creation
			As He shows me His handiwork
			Ah! The beauty, joy, peace, and tranquility
			Of early morning in the country

	Curtis Moorman
	1 February 2010

Copyright © Curtis Moorman | Year Posted 2010

Details | Free verse |


The leaves are falling,
drifting down like feathers.
 They leave one another just to gather again on the ground. 
The cool air is crisp and clean.  
Pecans fall from their trees as the squirrels snack and play. Neighborhood yards gather color as Mother Nature is in control. 
The anticipation of future Fall festivals grows with every pumpkin carved, 
every turkey bought. 
The nights are cool and the cozy porch swings, that were abandoned in the heat of the Summer, are again a place of comfort and conversation. 
A time of year that brings family and friends together after a long hot Summer. 
Fall...a slow down, take it easy kind of season. 

Copyright © Nikki Reynolds | Year Posted 2016

Details | Free verse |

The Night of Unleavened Bread

Matzos slip into their mouths
Voices project merrily...tonight is
The night of Unleavened Bread

Lamb and other delicious
Meats and veggies... satisfies our taste buds 
What a splendid night it is!

Wine's brewin' in our wine cups
The dinner table - creates pleasant talk 
During this meaningful night

There's moments of quietude 
When it comes to de-leavening our lives
But, there's moments of gladness

On this night of peacefulness
Cheesecake - a delightful treat to savor 
During this night of pure bliss

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2013

Details | I do not know? |

Assured to shore

Lord make my light shine,
illuminating Your glory
wich doesn't dwindle in the dark
and is the joy thats set before me.
In this lifes uncertain seas
be the wind set in my sail,
be my compass and my anchor,
for You love me without fail
so I know You'd never wreck me
on this course that You are mapping
or allow me to be plundered,
sunk ,or stranded without captain.

No! I shall not be afraid
wether tempest or high tide
for as sure as You are with me
joy and peace in me abide
so my faith is in Your guidance,
not a storm You cannot still.
So direct me with instruction
I choose Your purpose and Your will.

Even when cloud and dark cover
ever confident I'll be
my soul shall look to its lover
who will ever walk with me.

Copyright © Naldeem Bout | Year Posted 2013

Details | Acrostic |

Thanksgiving Day!

Tradition started long time back
Harvesters celebrate and relax
Attire of satisfaction seeing sack
Never give up spirit sold in packs
Kudos grows with result of work
Semblance of honesty and trust
Gift by Almighty to sow and reap 
Ignite lamp of prosperity deep 
Victory of heartily carried labour
Innocence cares for love treasure
Nascent to come next year again
Giving selflessly not just to gain
Date to remember not for holiday
Aspiration rather to work and pray
Yearn for prosperity each hour...day 

Copyright © Sneha Agarwal | Year Posted 2010

Details | Free verse |

Thanksgiving through...

A red, orange, brown fuss
in autumn once more
as fog comes upon us 
Halloween ghouls to the door

The trees turning yellows
rains tumult and pour
thunder bellows, 
winds blow cold with a roar

and puddles they widen 
until they're almost a lake
then out we need go 
for the leaves we must rake

So we dig out our gloves
and we wrap round our scarfs
Then we shop for our loves,
friends and then some other halves

For Christmas  approaches
but fireworks come first
as Guy Fawkes encroaches
kids pennies do thirst

Then it's time for the lights
as the children do sing
And Santa's nearly in sight
while the church bells do ring

Then Jesus Christ's birth
we will try to remember
the meaning of 'worth'
on 25th of December.

Copyright © Anna-Marie Docherty | Year Posted 2009

Details | Ode |


In the lovely Campanian countryside, amid
verdant hills and mountains...where Virgil
stopped to rest,while jeourneying to visit Cybele's temple, 
lie a fertile valley where chestnut and walnut trees
abound...there is hidden the bustling town of my birth!
Narrow streets overlooked by bell towers,
and whenever the sturdy bronze bells ring 
in the fragrant air of early spring:
young and old from windows and balconies, 
in the twelfth hour, engage
in the sweet thanksgiving prayer...
while the tricolor flags sway in the warmest breeze!   

The town's friendly people will welcome you with song,
untill you feel wonderful and touched by all;  
this town has seen invasion, pestilences and a dire year... 
an almost fatal hurricane that prevented a fierce battle
from being fought during World War II;
was Divine Intervention a factor to be acknowledged?
It spared this town being bombarded by air,
and it saved my mother's life to tell this truth!

God blessed this unknown place,
and sent Mary with the infant  Jesus,
four days after He was born,
on a long jeourney through that valley
filled with peace and beauty:
to find a revered and holy mountain...
much closer to Heaven!
And She shed many tears
to give all the dull flowers
a brilliance of their own!

Deep in the hills there was a very special place I choose,
where I would rever the magnificence of the valley...
revealing a superb panorama with the Vesuvius in sight,
was there another creation as magnificent as that ?
And that owesome view perked up my inspiration inside,
teaching my  tiny fingers to write with a human heart!
O Baiano, don't strip this name from your walls and stones:
I am a forgotten native who will return before he'll die!

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2007

Details | Tanka |

Turkeys In The Yard


Turkeys in the yard Searching for a meal or two Pecking through the leaves Stocking up while time allows Thanksgiving day is coming Slowly towards the woods With bobbing heads go strutting Gossiping aloud Returning to the woodland Bid farewell to the hunter Written for Francine Roberts “The view-A tanka” contest Bob Quigley September 11, 2011

Copyright © Bob Quigley | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |


white Easter Lily in church celebrates Pure One – in fields love - not toil
Written/Composed Good Friday Morning, 14 April 2017.

Copyright © Anil Deo | Year Posted 2017

Details | I do not know? |


Autumn is the perfect time of the year.
Turning of clocks one hour is here.

The foliage is so many different colors.
Red, orange and tan leaves drift down 
on to the ground.

The tree branches are bare, because
underneath the trees, leafs lay, awaiting
to be raked away.

A colorful collage of dried flowers,
leaves, berries, and gourds, makes a 
gorgeous wreath for your door.

Pumpkins are gathered with care,
in hopes of being a Halloween scare. 

Pies are made from the pumpkins
insides for a Thanksgiving feast
that will be eat.

Harvested cornstalks makes 
fathershalks to decorate 
your lawn. While the corn
feeds a many number of

Squirrels scatter about gathering
acorns for a long winters nap.
With other animals eating a lot 
of food to hibernate.

When you wake up to a cold
frosted morning. You will
know for sure that autumn
is here.

Copyright © Patrica Bowen Salyers | Year Posted 2006

Details | Couplet |

Summer Fun

Sweat pants and wool socks
a hand-knitted scarf or two
warm mittens and hats
no doubt you think I’m nuts

Rosy cheeks and runny nose
soggy boots and frozen toes
chattering teeth and quivering knees
when I dream, it is of these

Down jackets now long packed away
skis and poles just taking up space
in my crowded messy garage
snow covered runs - just a mirage

Sun screen and flip flops
sunglasses and sticky pits
baseball caps and Thanksgiving in shorts
I despair of weather reports

How did I get to this eternal hell?
where A/C costs you a paycheck as well
where tender skin exposed continues to burn . . .
I just know somewhere I missed a turn.

Copyright © Jill Martin | Year Posted 2006

Details | Rictameter |

Begin Anew

mornings sometimes, too soon come, thank God for hope (blood) that part of my day I take Home planet holds wonders, dark ambitions, too could we forget the abused child? the spurned woman, mother? God weeps blood tears returns

Copyright © Anil Deo | Year Posted 2017

Details | Alexandrine |

A Thought on Thankfulness

Just as there are the stars that twinkle in the sky
so many thousand cars from work are rushing by.
Too many things to do, a way of life engraved,
that hours to peer are few and work makes us a slave.

Do ever you relax to think of air we breathe
or of the trees perhaps, the things we rarely see?
Have ever you heard birds, and can you count their calls?
Well, in so many words, we don't think this at all!

The point is only this: How busy we can be
that all that does exist, our eyes can fail to see!
Sometimes it pays to stop, be thankful for a gift
for in such grateful thoughts, we may just find a lift!

Copyright © Anonymous Poet | Year Posted 2017

Details | Free verse |

Friday After Thanksgiving

Ginko almost solid yellow
Just a bare touch of green
Means the first frost or freeze
Is nigh on most any night

The color on the horizon
Is nothing spectatcular
Almost a clear sunrise
But the beauty is felt

In the quiet peace
The roosters are just
Softly crowing as if
Their vocal cords are frozen

Sea and land container
And truck go down the
Road and interfer with
Quiet of this glorious morn

Cindy comes around
Wanting me to feed
Her on the cold morning
I shiver she's comfortable

When i first came out onto
The porch there was a bird
That flew from the giant oak
To across the road almost silently

I believe it was the hawk
That has lived down the road
I enjoyed seeing that family
They became part of my life

Sea and land truck goes out
As does one eighteen wheeler
Sea and land hauling old 
Machinery to coast to be shipped China

This is from a plant that once
Employed nearly three thousand
Now it is being torn down
After being sold three times

I am getting chilled so I
Must not stay  out on the porch
Thank you God for the time
The time that you allowed 

Thank you, Thank you
For the warmth of the house

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2009