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Best Thanksgiving Day Poems

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


Premium Member Thanksgiving Day Prayer
Thanksgiving Day Prayer

Today, dear Lord, we gather here
In fellowship and love,
Mindful of the wondrous gifts
That come from thee above.

For this feast, we thank thee, Lord…
For...

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Categories: love, thanks, thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Thanksgiving Day
Around the grown up table bowed in prayer
Familiar faces etched upon my mind
Back then, I never thought the love we shared
Would be so rare, to...

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Categories: appreciation, thanksgiving day,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Some Thoughts For November
Another month of days has passed us by
We now prepare for cold November rains
For veterans our hearts will sadly sigh
With daylight savings time some sun...

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Categories: thanksgiving day, appreciation, blessing, thanksgiving, veterans day,
Form: Sonnet
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: earth, seasons, thanksgiving day,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Thanksgiving from Three Perspectives
A Child's Thanksgiving Prayer 

Lord, I thank thee as I sit to eat,
For mashed potatoes that I helped to make.
And thanks, dear Lord, we're having...

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Categories: thanksgiving day, family, funnymom, prayer, thanksgiving, men, mom,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU ALL
This is a terrible time of year for Turkeys
How many innocent lives are going to be lost?
All their friends and relations are in for the...

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Categories: america, celebration, food, humorous, thanksgiving day,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member From My Cornucopia
The horn of plenty
on my grandparents’ table
as we sat feasting . . .
the thought of being apart
never entering our minds

though the years have fled
from my...

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Categories: thanksgiving day,
Form: I do not know?
Thanksgiving
23 years old,
Old enough to drink wine,
Old enough to drive a car,
Yet still, she sits at the kids' table,

She decides to get away,
Stay away from...

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© Flora Mack  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: thanksgiving day, 5th grade, autumn, emo, poetry, thanksgiving
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HAPPY THANKS-GIVEN
I had a friend with a unique way of looking at the world
(although I once thought she was misled)
because when the rest of us said...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Verse
Thanksgiving Celebrations


Time to foster your relations
With thanksgiving celebrations.
With family reminisce past,
All our love now remembering
Come together watch our hearts sing.
Nothing earthly will ever last,
Time to foster...

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Categories: thanksgiving day, celebration, family, forgiveness, love, thanksgiving, thanksgiving
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TURKEY'S DONT ENJOY THANKSGIVING
Today it is Thanksgiving Day
For all dead turkey’s I do pray
That you had a good life
Now you’re carved with a knife
Served on a plate as...

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Categories: celebration, food, thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Thanksgiving Every Day
Thanksgiving Every Day

Every day’s Thanksgiving while I am on this earth,
living life with gratitude for all its grace and worth.

Every day’s Thanksgiving while I have...

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Categories: life, thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In Late November
In late November every year
   there is a time we celebrate.
These days of bounty we revere;
   with family and friends relate.

There...

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Categories: thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Autumn

Fall 
will start
It is near
Is in the air
Now

Say 
Good-bye
To summer
Hot weather is 
Gone

Air 
Crispy
Starts to cool
No more burning 
Sun

Birds
Migrate
Butterfly
Will return next
Year

Trees
Change garb
Leaves transform
From golden to
Brown

Day...

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Categories: autumn, beauty, nature, thanksgiving day,
Form: Lanterne
HIS way remain same for ALL, at ALL times
T aking a revered bow, I convey my Gratitude 
H IS grandeur, blessed are we together or in solitude
A ll days HE is omnipresent, bestowing...

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Categories: thank youthanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Autumn 's Gift
 Soon the leaves will begin to leave their homes, 
 like floating portraits from the autumn sky. 
Lovely random colors the wind has blown,...

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Categories: autumn, thanksgiving day,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Autumn
How can it be that autumn so soon again is stealthily approaching,
With its pleasing sounds, scents and varied hues steadily encroaching!
The bouquets of summer have...

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Categories: thanksgiving day, autumn,
Form: Rhyme
My Uncle Irv
My uncle was a vegan
Back before that was a word.
As kids, we always found
His eating habits quite absurd.

His veggies he refused to cut
So there upon...

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Categories: food, thanksgiving day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member GIVING THANKS

I planned to visit some good friends in the US of A
They said come at Thanksgiving it’s our special day

I arrived with presents but they...

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Categories: america, friendship, thanksgiving day,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Grandest Little Balsam

There once was a little balsam who was growing green and free,
      And he hoped that he'd be taken to...

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Categories: thanksgiving day, appreciation, christmas, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member November
November

Falling leaves crunching beneath booted feet
Crispy mornings filled with pumpkin spice and doughnuts
Soft, warm sweaters covering sleeves
A misty frost across the once green garden plants

Warm,...

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Categories: thanksgiving day, appreciation, blessing, celebration, holiday, november, thanksgiving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Am Thankful For

I am thankful for clouds, earth, stars and sky.
Spiritual goodness and grace of outside.
Grateful for diversity, far and wide.
Children who respectfully question why.

I am thankful...

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Categories: thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Something To Be Thankful For
As Thanksgiving Day rolls around again,
I take stock of my life and I’d like to say,
That every experience I have ever had,
Has helped shape who...

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Categories: family, life, love, thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Thanksgiving Love - THANKS
 
"When we put our problems in God's hands;
He puts his peace in our hearts."

Inspired by The Gospel According to John 16:33
____________________________________

   ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: thanksgiving day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Thanksgiving Memory - Thanks


Back in Iowa, where my mother and several of my siblings still live,
my big family gets together for a reunion at Mom’s apartment,
using the reception...

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Categories: thanksgiving day, together,
Form: Prose