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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,
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,
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 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,
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,
Form: Name
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,
Form: Sonnet
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
Thanksgiving Dinner Gone Awry
It was my first Thanksgiving dinner as his wife
so I wanted the meal to be perfect in every way
But...trembling in fear, I cut my finger...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turkey, humor,
Form: Rhyme
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 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,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member 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
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: turkey, america, celebration, food, humorous,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Animal Life
In the dog-days of summer of so long ago
there were bear-hugging moments I like to recall
Like leafing through pages of ram-shackle books,
that are dog-eared, and...

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Categories: turkey, child, childhood, nature, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Casted Stones

As I ride the winding roads away from smothering waves of hypocrisy,
I cross the line into freedom through valleys, soft breeze and fluent rivers
Decorated with...

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Categories: turkey, freedom, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Saint Nicholas, The Bishop In Red
A little girl approached her mother and said to her one day
"Santa Claus is not real, that's what all my friends say"
 Her tears began...

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Categories: turkey, children, christmas, inspirational,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Twas the Night Before Christmas -slightly revised

‘Twas the night before Christmas,
and once in my bed,
no visions of anything 
danced in my head.
The night – uneventful -
no kids bothered me.
No sound of...

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Categories: turkey, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member STILL-THANKFUL FOR
Two-thousand twenty-one, scratching my head.
Let’s back up all the way up to January. Mom and Dad
working consistently to beat the ovarian cancer-monster.
Still the clink
 ...

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Categories: turkey, thanksgiving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Will Remember You Most
I am not sure whether I am missing you or that you are missing life~

          ...

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Categories: turkey, brother, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fall Family Feast Footles
An oddly-shaped Thanksgiving bird:
   quirky 
   turkey

What we call Grandma's mashed potatoes:
   dreamy 
   creamy

How she adds...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: turkey, family, thanksgiving day,
Form: Footle
Premium Member Thanksgiving Memory

Thanksgiving Day for me is very nice,
   I do what my mother did and her mother.
      A gathering...

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Categories: turkey, thanksgiving,
Form: Verse
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