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Best Turkey Poems

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


Premium Member Enough Already, Ode to a Turkey
Oh how I love thee with your white and dark meat
Thou art the very best
But because of you, I can’t see my feet
My navel is...

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Categories: turkey, funny, holidaylove, me,
Form: Ode



THANKSGIVING TURKEY
They organized a church bazaar,
To raise money for the poor.
A booth for selling chances
Was set up, outside the door.

When I bought the raffle ticket, 
My...

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Categories: turkey, animals, food, funny, seasons, thanksgiving, bird,
Form: Narrative
Turkey Chase
Turkey's on the table, both legs up
Everything was fine, 'til I made the first cut!

The turkey unleashed a "CACKLE!", then jumped onto the floor
All you...

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Categories: turkey, giving, humor,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: turkey, age, animal, bible, inspirational, introspection, poems,
Form: Free verse
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: turkey, family, holiday, hope, upliftingme, world, love,
Form: Narrative



woman
I am the daughter of eve ,with the strength to create or destroy the world,but you nasty people
Judge and say me as a simple weak...

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Categories: turkey, daughter, heart, life, love, me, mother,
Form: Name
Premium Member FANCY STRESS - COLLABORATION WITH THE AMAZING NINA PARMENTER
There’s a party tonight so I bouffe up my hair
Pamper and powder my sweet derrière,
Arrive at the door, all done up to impress.....
Oh man, I...

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Categories: turkey, celebration, clothes, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Lechers of Letchworth
Leaves fall around me as I hike this rocky trail, a symphony of color and delight.  Autumn has always been my favorite time of...

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Categories: turkey, judgement,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: turkey, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where The Heart Resides
Like open arms
These broken gates reach out to me
And lead me to the lonely house
That overlooks the sea

Her door once proud and stately
Now splintered hangs...

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Categories: turkey, heart, love, me, old,
Form: Personification
Premium Member I am the Grinch
I am the Grinch

I am I am, you know that I am
The Grinch of Grinch's and so
Don’t call me Sam
For Sam I not am
I am...

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Categories: turkey, children, christmas, life, love, sweet,
Form: Classicism
Follow The Bouncing Ball

She dresses the land down
in a virginal bridal gown 
a masterfully cut and sewn chenille 
shines brightly with a fine crystal appeal

Her assistants work quite diligently
to add special...

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Categories: turkey, cheer up, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THANK GOODNESS IT'S ONLY ONCE A YEAR
Turkey so dry that I can’t speak
Brussel sprouts boiled for a week
Roast potatoes burnt to a crisp
Lumpy gravy
I feel
Sick

Jan Allison
26th October
Inspired by Andrea’s contest but...

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Categories: turkey, food, humorous, thanksgiving,
Form: Free verse
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: turkey, appreciation, blessing, thanksgiving, veterans day,
Form: Sonnet
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: turkey, family, funnymom, prayer, thanksgiving, men, mom,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Fancy Stress - Collaboration with the Awesome Jan Allison
Fancy Stress - Collaboration with the Awesome Jan Allison

There’s a party tonight so I bouffe up my hair
Pamper and powder my sweet derrière,
Arrive at the...

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Categories: turkey, fun, funny, humor, humorous, silly,
Form: Rhyme
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: turkey, america, celebration, food, humorous, thanksgiving day,
Form: Acrostic
Christmas Dinner
A Christmas dinner that can’t be beat
Here is the menu of what we’ll eat

Mashed potatoes whipped smooth and fluffy
Green bean casserole; nice and crunchy

Pickles and...

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Categories: turkey, food, holidaychristmas, christmas,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member CYO Hayride Picnic
Note:  The CYO is the Catholic Youth Organization for teens.  Really enjoyed all the 
activities they held, especially the hayride picnic!
 
 
...

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Categories: turkey, funny
Form: Limerick
Premium Member COMPUTING: SECOND TRIBUTE POEM TO JACQUES AND TORIN LAKEMAN
Jacques and Torin came round to play
In the afternoon on a Saturday
Three computers linked up on the dining room table
Age of Empires played whenever they...

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Categories: turkey, computer, fun, memory, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A soldier cries
He's used to war, he fights real hard,
He's a soldier, he's battle scarred.
The enemy is weak, there is nothing to fear,
His compassion is gone, he...

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Categories: turkey, beach, bereavement, child, death, father son,
Form: Narrative
Welcome, Pilgrim!
Tom Turkey has been defrocked
Cleaned, basted and stuffed
Surrounded by pumpkin pie
Green bean casserole
Tart cranberry sauce
Come, Pilgrim,
Eat!
...

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Categories: turkey, food
Form: Epulaeryu
Premium Member An Italian Thanksgiving
Tom Turkey’s tender meat waits
Lasagna’s served first
Enticing garlic scent wafts
Melted, fresh mozzarella
Layered with rich sauce
Temptation
Yield !


*Written October 26, 2014.  
;D  My brother-in-law’s family...

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Categories: turkey, food,
Form: Epulaeryu
Premium Member - My Singing Hairdresser Friend -

I have a singing friend
he is my hairdresser
He lives a simple life
Wondering if tomorrow
will bring the sorrows and worries
A small place to stay, together
with his...

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Categories: turkey, friendship, me, people, sad,
Form: Lyric
A LIMERICK CHRISTMAS THREE (3) .
Mrs. Santa on last Christmas Eve
Was so naughty , at trying to deceive.
Not the slightest bit coy
When she met her toy~boy....
Now , believe what YOU...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turkey, funny, seasons, thank you, christmas, christmas,
Form: Limerick