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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

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
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

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,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member To Make God Happy
Not all about a fancy tree
  or menorah made of gold
Though holidays be times of joy
  there's a story to be told

Maccabees fought...

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Categories: chanukah, christian, christmas, god,
Form: Rhyme

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
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: chanukah, bullying, butterfly, cancer, celebration,
Form: Free verse
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,
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,
Form: Sonnet
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,
Form: Alliteration
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


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Categories: best friend, chanukah, friendship,
Form: Free verse
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
Premium Member Good Morning
Good Morning

The light from the sun fills the window in the kitchen. 
Not all at once mind you, but at it’s on speed. 
The little...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chanukah, 9th grade, age, allegory,
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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© Al Juman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, anger, celebration, chanukah,
Form: Didactic
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, ,
Form: Prose Poetry

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Categories: chanukah, christmas, creation, earth,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Cinquain
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
Bunny Day
Christmas is now the Holidays.
But Hanukkah is still Hanukkah
and Ramadan is still Ramadan.

Easter still has its name.
The media needs more time
to make the change.

Donal Mahoney

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Categories: chanukah, christmas, easter,
Form: Blank verse
Holiday Reflection
Christmas and Hanukkah 
mark the winter season 
Eight burning candles with a shames 
in the middle 
Pine trees replete with ornaments and lights 
In the...

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Categories: chanukah, christmas, heart, poverty,
Form: Free verse
I come to Pos' ey Soup' ers Rec' ip' e Res' cue
 ( Looking at the poems of the day or year or whatever it was- saw a poem . . . A poem? Actually called...

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Categories: chanukah, 2nd grade, baby, bangla,
Form: Didactic
it is time for that happy holiday thang again
Regardless of how you paint the reason for the season
(or ignore it), I hereby invite you to join me in a call for/wish for/thought for/prayer...

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Categories: chanukah, christmas, holiday, seasons,
Form: I do not know?