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Best Chanukah Poems

Below are the all-time best Chanukah poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of chanukah poems written by PoetrySoup members

Before Chanukah
     The winter season brings in 
the festival of light
   in its wake
The battle which took place over a...

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Categories: chanukah, holiday,
Form: Concrete

Chanukah Haiku
The lights shine brightly 
And our souls are touched by this
Peace to all of you...

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Categories: chanukah,
Form: Haiku
Chanukah, Again
Lights shining in 
  the night celebrate 
the re - birth 
   Lights open the door
to the heart's deepest...

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Categories: chanukah,
Form: Concrete
8 Days of Chanukah
On the first day of Chanukah 
my true love sent to me 
A Zionist in a pear tree
On the second of Chanukah 
y true love...

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Categories: chanukah, holiday, day, me, day, love, me,
Form: List
Another Chanukah, Another year
The ghost of Chanukah past 
     haunts me 
Yes, Chanukah past 
    candles burning, candles burning 
In battle...

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Categories: baseball, chanukah, jewish,
Form: Free verse

The Ghost of Chanukah Past - A Brief Digression
     Russian melodies are 
       The USSR has 
faded into dust

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Categories: chanukah, fantasy
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Hear Oh L-rd
The Festival of Lights, Chanukah has arrived
a hopeful time of praise each year revived. 
The Menorah lit, each home becomes a church.
Blessed are You, L-rd...

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Categories: chanukah, faith, family, happiness, universe,
Form: Kyrielle

What a strange word 
It exists for those with longings
for the mystical past.

The world has many cultures
it is easy to get lost
in the wilderness...

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Categories: car, cat, chanukah, child, chocolate,
Form: Blank verse
At Night
At night life goes beyond limits
Shameful and fearless evaporates
Boys and girls tiptoe out of their abode to peculiar places
Blankets dances all the night

Even the gloomy...

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Categories: bullying, butterfly, cancer, celebration, change, chanukah,
Form: Free verse
Poem about the Rockers
Cutting through the consciousness 
of the U.S.A. 
Children of Chuck Berry and Elvis 
Girls gyrating wildly in the corners of the space
While the odor of...

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Categories: chanukah, music,
Form: Ballade
Wasn't that the name of a rock band?
Or perhaps something from Star Trek? 
The world was not created in 7 days
  However, after Adam...

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Categories: africa, bible, chanukah, creation,
Form: Didactic
I'm on my way
I broke my ties at seventeen,trying to find myself a life:
Sold my bike for sixty-five dollars,bought a ticket for a ride.
I was headed out to...

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Categories: blessing, change, chanukah, emotions, games, god,
Form: I do not know?
Betting on Last
I've always loved predicting
Which will be the last to die.
I'm rarely right but still each night
I study them and try.

They start out on an equal...

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Categories: chanukah,
Form: Rhyme
snowfall in April
Snowfall In April 

 The snowflakes that fell this morning were big 
and descended slowly and with sadness they knew
that this was the wrong time...

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Categories: chanukah, age, blessing, blue, celebration, celebrity, change,
Form: Sonnet
Grandma's Cookies
Every year at Chanukah,
Like from divine command,
My grandma made the cookies
All her grandkids would demand.

These humble sugar dainties,
Cut in shapes and rolled out thin,
Served as...

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Categories: chanukah, childhood, food, holiday,
Form: Rhyme


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Categories: best friend, chanukah, friendship,
Form: Free verse
A Holiday Poem
A Holiday Poem

Mom and I went shopping at the mall
When we got there I saw a tree standing so tall.
I couldn’t believe all the decorations...

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Categories: chanukah, christmas, holiday,
Form: Prose Poetry
Season's Greetings
Ho, ho, ho, 
I don't think so, 
'Tis the season, 
Nope, I'll give the reasons.

Is it Christmas
When Santa Claus is indicted for murder, 
Peace and...

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Categories: chanukah, christmas, holiday,
Form: Free verse
I look at the horizon of life,
the destiny of our country
No love,, passing infatuation
with crucifixion of hearts and souls

worsened by highhandedness
closely followed by...

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Categories: betrayal, chanukah, corruption, depression, leadership, lust,
Form: Alliteration
When You Are Away
My spirit hurts
At the arrive of the night 
When you are away.
My spirit cries
When you are away,
Why don't you lay with me?

My heart aches 

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Categories: age, art, chanukah, character, cheer up,
Form: Cinquain
Dinner On The Lake

She's a young mother of two
dated knuckle heads, immature.
Two kids in tow from deadbeat dads
saggers using kids as pawns for sex. 

Be a man, be...

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Categories: chanukah, romance, romantic, , cute,
Form: Prose Poetry

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Categories: chanukah, christmas, creation, earth, future, how
Form: Free verse
Fidel Castro the Diablo's Death Christmas again
Castro! the Diablo of Life succumbs to Death
Castro! the devil’s advocate
orchestrated hooligans,
and kept a destructive quest. 
Turned a civil nation  chaotic.
Death, destruction, and demoralizing...

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Categories: abuse, anger, celebration, chanukah, christmas, depression,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member one more cup of tom
oh gee he is a bundle
of dog as i have the same brindle coat
on a mantel they remind me what it took
of my life to...

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Categories: care, celebration, chanukah, community,
Form: Free verse

 On a cold December night
In a moody light and sweet  
In a blizzard blinding white    
O’Leary rambled down...

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Categories: chanukah, funny, seasons,
Form: Light Verse