Tanka Thanksgiving Poems | Tanka Poems About Thanksgiving

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the golden dawn wakes

the golden dawn wakes
upon a torn ancient scroll
a beam of light shine

along the babbling brook
I wash the feet of my love


Copyright © Rick Parise | Year Posted 2017

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A Walk With You

A walk in the woods...
The sun shines through the tree leaves...
My time with You, Lord...
Under trees, orange and yellow...
With the fresh cool breeze of fall...

Copyright © Cinda Carter | Year Posted 2014

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first fall snow
what i’ve dreaded
all summer
august   september   and october
just flew right by

mid november snow
thanksgiving just three days away
christmas just a month
to hell with coffee
a shot of wild turkey

dear old mother
times are tough
no thanksgiving turkey
“go kill the chicken!”
she said with forced smile

thanksgiving dinner
so much to eat
i’m almost sick
but company wants a violin solo
deep burple

thanksgiving ham
no wings
no wishbone
I’m pissed
make drumsticks from knife and fork

Dave Austin

Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2014

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our latest argument
to eat in or out
the blue-shrouded mountains 
hold the sunset so easily

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Thanksgiving ---Sad

Since February
When doctors removed his legs
He has not been home.
Coming home for Thanksgiving
Phone rings-- "Stan died in his sleep".

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2013

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Tanka Very Much

     Tanka Very Much

Thirst dries the desert

Drinking fills the passion depths

Girl trembles with cup

Water flows up from deep wells

More than thanks are on the lips

Copyright © Earl Schumacker | Year Posted 2014

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spirit’s star blazes
angels slough caste to chorus
tongues of shepherds freeze
pride-twisted scripture withers
born clean is the King of Souls

Copyright © Perry McDaid | Year Posted 2014

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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