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Best Holiday Poems

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


One Green Leaf

One leaf fell from a tall, tall tree
and subtly kissed gnarled roots beneath;
a lover’s kiss below sunned-sheath 
of greenest leaves, a jubilee.  

One spiraling...

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Categories: color, green, holiday, imagery, march, nature,
Form: Verse



Premium Member The Night the Grinch Stole our Muses
 'Twas the night before Christmas and their pages were bare
  Not one word could they write, not one verse to declare
  The...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Lottery Winner helps Homeless
 
 As I walked into the banquet hall of the 
 Goodman’s Inn, the first thing that stood
 out to me were the eyes...

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Categories: care, celebration, christmas, giving, happy, holiday,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Goodbye Old Friends
Friends come and go, but some have passed me by
as swiftly as the sun that lights my days.
They wave goodbye; I give a little sigh.
It...

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Categories: holiday, me,
Form: Sonnet
...."The Wedding At Dreamendon" ~
Dressing the ancient stars amid their anthem weddings attire....

The universe anxiously anticipating these adorned galaxies of, anew ~

Bookplate bridesmaids, with such glittering eyes and broadening...

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Categories: faith, happiness, holiday, love
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member MALTA
Magnificent scenery
Ancient Architecture
Lovely lovely people
Terrific cuisine
All I wish is to return again one day

Jan Allison
31st October 2014
...

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Categories: holiday, travel,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
 
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
 
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: holiday
Form: Couplet
The Elves Snow Party

Away up north where it’s snowing they say
the elves are preparing for Christmas day.
Big elves little elves, busier than bees
All building toys, for under Christmas...

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Categories: holiday, adventure, celebration, christmas, fantasy, fun,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Poetry Soup Kitchen
-Poetry Soup Kitchen-

Grab your aprons and spoon
Today we will not think of the stars and the moon,

Open your eyes, be grateful for all we have
Together...

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Categories: celebration, cool, fun, happiness, holiday, peace,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Our Christmas Eve Dinner
'Twas our Christmas Eve dinner; we all had sat down
at the table to eat. Grandma couldn’t be found!
We children were fussing; Dad rose to his...

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Categories: holiday, dad, humorous, mom, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Halloween's Headless Horseman
One Halloween night when I was five
Rain pelted city streets, we stayed inside

Dad lit the Jack-o-lantern candle
Told us the tale of a famous vandal

One “Headless...

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Categories: childhood, children, dad, halloween, holiday,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Halloween on the Dark Side of Town
It's a nightmare down on Elm Street. Satan's waiting here at home.
Where's that little Freddy Krueger with his nails of sharpened chrome?
And that dearest Michael...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: holiday, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poor Peter Pumpkin
Poor Peter Pumpkin had a very itty bitty head.
So the farmer made him stay inside the garden bed.

The farmer said that he was going to...

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Categories: fantasy, funny, holiday,
Form: Couplet
TO and FROM
---Everyday---


If I had only one gift
I'd give it to you
In hopes, you pass it along
With a Smile

*******

Sharing is Caring
The True Meaning :)



...

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Categories: blessing, cheer up, growth, holiday, peace,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Winter Day
*
On
This
A blessed
Winter Day
Dressed for the
Holidays. A pure blanched
Vision awaits me so I reflect out loud. 

Satin white angel hair snow, sleeps light on our street,
enriches...

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Categories: holiday, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Miracle in the Ghetto (Co-written with John Moses Freeman)
Peering at the radiating faces of happy families
So much joy emanates from well-to-do children’s sparkling eyes
Wish I could replace the grief, put smiles on the...

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Categories: family, holiday, hope, upliftingme, world, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Soaring Hawk - A Haiku Series
Soaring Hawk poised high
Back drop a deep sapphire sky 
Winds in attendance

Mighty wings unfold
Caressing the Wind Spirits
They lift and support

Circling Hawk perceives
Rainbow circle on a...

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Categories: holiday, beach, beauty, bird, flower, nature, rainbow,
Form: Haiku
My Wish
Hello Ms. Johnson, I’m sure this sounds strange
our mutual friend, said you need a change.
She told me how hard you work every day, 
come home...

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Categories: beach, children, fun, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Twas the Night Before Christmas
'Twas the night before Christmas
when I and my groom
finally found a motel 
but with just one room.

My groom was in the bathroom -
leaving me alone-
so...

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Categories: funny, holiday, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In the House of Cinnamon
Thanksgiving fast approaches 
and the bustling has begun
in an enchanting house, 
the House of Cinnamon.
With children home for holiday, 
the voices that you hear
are sunny...

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Categories: holiday, celebration, family,
Form: Rhyme
Backdoor, Star-gazing Musings
I was standing at the backdoor
contemplating the stars, pondering on the fact
the nearest one is four light years distant.
You'd need to travel at six hundred...

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Categories: holiday, strength,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: holiday, 12th grade, abortion, abuse, allah, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Came By
I Came By…
(to see you)

You don’t see me. 
I see you, everyday. 
I am afraid to say hello. 
You may say good-bye. 

I just want...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, chocolate, cinderella, heartbroken, holiday, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
RECIPE
RECIPE

Tiny, glowing, hot in its skyward climb,
it warms the creatures like morning baked bread,  
grows high, dies low, is part of cosmic time.
Flowing, agile,...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: holiday, earth, fire, water,
Form: Sonnet
Wise Men Still Seek Him Today
W-hen the fullness of time had come, Jesus was born behind an Inn in a cave-like stable.
I-n the Inn there was no room for the...

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Categories: holiday, hope, inspirational, lovechristmas, son, god,
Form: Acrostic