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Best Labor Day Poems

Below are the all-time best Labor Day poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of labor day poems written by PoetrySoup members


Everyday is Labor Day

Got kidnaped from my African village,
tossed on a big, long ship that sailed far away
Stripped of every decent human privilege,
forced to work on short sleep,...

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Categories: labor day, holiday, slavery, truth, wisdom,
Form: Quatrain



Labor Day Poem
    The broad 
masses 
    of the American 
people 
   celebrate on Labor day 
  ...

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Categories: holiday, work, labor day,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Labor Day
Labor Day
By Franklin Price
9/7/2015

Labor day is so confusing
We celebrate our job
Yet anyone who's laboring
Is not part of the mob

The majority have taken off
For this antonymic...

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Categories: holiday, wine, labor day,
Form: Rhyme
On Labor Day
On Labor Day we celebrate
The workers of the world,
Quite often with a big parade
Where banners are unfurled.

But there’s another Labor Day
Which every mother’s sworn
Is more...

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Categories: labor day, work,
Form: Rhyme
Labor Day Observations
Tell me again
This wealth you gasp and clamour for
This strategy you wield
From the invincible substratum
Where the hunt pursues the frenzied heart
And the congestive traffic of...

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Categories: labor day, on work and working, me, labor
Form: Free verse



Labor Day
Zeus said to Jupiter, “I’ll speak in Latin if you please,
We’ve got a little problem with a guy named Hercules.”

It seems that we took advantage...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, world, labor day,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Written on wall after Labor Day-w
Summer isn’t a time
Moving creature south for winter
It’s a place as well.

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Sixth place winner
Contest: "Summer is over"In Honor by S K A T

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Categories: seasons, labor day,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets - Part Two
(continued from A Year Of Months (January-June)
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/heroic_crown_of_sonnets_-_part_one_772928


A Year Of Months (July-December)

8. July

July now follows summer's song of June;
with sun ablaze, her days are humid, warm.
Great...

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Categories: labor day, earth, seasons, thanksgiving day,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Muscle-Man Male Call
Hey there, Muscle Men, please come my way
I’m moving out on Labor Day
Packing’s made me a muscle lady
Biceps are growing on this baby

Incredible Hulks are...

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Categories: labor day, funny
Form: Quatrain
last night i dreamt
Of january starting a new year

Of heart messages written on colored paper in february 

and my birthday in april 
 
of green cabbage and corned...

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Categories: holiday, labor day, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Special Days
Special Days
Written: by Tom Wright
4/13/2006

It seems that for almost everything
We’ve set aside a special day.
We recognize others for their work 
And sometimes for their play;

There’s...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: labor day, day, humor, satire, new years day,
Form: Rhyme
Alliteration Holiday
Labor day holiday is laughingly laborious
Pack a punch of partying
On one only lonely playful day
Tonight the trio sets the timepiece to 
alarm again in the...

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Categories: funny, holiday, labor day,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Memory of May first
To give a correct memory to May
On my computer’s Internet I look 
Where I find stories of courageous way.

And in my mind I see remind...

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Categories: work, labor day,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member GO BLUE-Into The Blue Contest
GO BLUE!!
University of Michigan Football- Into The Blue Contest


Labor Day comes it's college football season
     my family has been waiting all...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blue, color, football, labor day,
Form: Quatrain
All the feasts will sing

All the feasts will sing

Let us dance

Let us sing

Let us celebrate

The whole world will dance

The whole world will sing

The whole world will celebrate

Even the feasts...

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Categories: labor day, beautiful, christmas, dream, happiness, hope, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yard Sale
Another holiday has come to pass and I am no prouder to be an American than when it started.

What are these holidays for I ask...

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Categories: holiday, presidents day, labor day, ,
Form: Prose
Wearing White
Check your closets and your drawers;
Summer's end is almost here.
Labor Day’s the signal
Certain clothes must disappear.

For we know the custom dictates
That this holiday’s approach
Means that...

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Categories: clothes, summer, labor day,
Form: Rhyme
holidays with a change in the weather

     Holidays with a change in the weather

      It starts with a chill in the air....

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Categories: holiday, labor day, cinco de mayo,
Form: Rhyme
Holding on to Summer
Summer freedom came when the

last bell rang, telling us that summer

vacation had started.

No more teachers telling us what to do,

no more homework, until after Labor...

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Categories: childhood, freedom, labor day,
Form: Free verse
PLEIN LUNE
What color is it? that luminous llght,
throwing patterns past midnight under my archway,
and on the sandy beach of our island ocean,
where I used to wade...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: visionary, labor day,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
CHILD OF THE SUN
Born to this world in sixty-one
Another child of the sun
I entered in the dead of night
To breathe the air and see the light

Though rooted in...

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Categories: labor day, adventure, birth, childhood, destiny, growing up,
Form: Verse
Premium Member LATE AUGUST - from A Neighborhood Child
LATE AUGUST

It’s late August    with Labor Day on my mind
Something sharp and indistinct is in the air
I sense it all along my...

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Categories: childhood, school, august, school, labor day,
Form: Free verse
Going Down the Drain
Another Atlantic City hotel-casino is going away.
The once-esteemed Taj Majal closes its doors after Labor Day.
It has a big casino with tables and machines galore.
There...

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Categories: labor day, business, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SEPTEMBER TANKA
SEPTEMBER SONG - triple tanka

Like a lover's sigh
She tiptoes forth    looking back -
Those warm memories -
Birds    still singing ...

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Categories: labor day, life, music, naturehappy, happy, sad, sleep,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Do You Remember
Do you remember when love was more than a four letter word
And holding hands walking down the street
Doing a matinee on a Saturday
Feeling the rhythm...

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Categories: labor day, life, nostalgia, mom, baseball, mom, labor
Form: Rhyme