Poems About Holidays

Read and share the best poems for the holiday season. Holiday poems relate experiences or feelings one has during or about the holidays. Whether it is Christmas, Thanksgiving, summer and school holidays, or Valentine’s day many poets have written about these moments. Poetry captures the heart and spirit of these celebrated seasons and is an integral part of holiday greeting cards and well-wishing.


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List of New Holiday Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Lady in Green Brenda Rose Rhyme holiday, appreciation, dedication, feelings, green,
Premium Member Poem Away Tim Smith Rhyme holiday, love,
Hopes and Dreams Gwen Schuetz Free verse holiday, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, dream,
Holiday to attain future quality Dr Virinchi Mudumbai Acharya Imagism holiday,
Jamaica Gerald Legister Free verse beach, community, history, holiday,
Two Poms Owen Yeates Rhyme dog, holiday,
BOAT RIDE JAM pack kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr Prose Poetry adventure, holiday,
Premium Member Poem Country Air Jack Ellison Limerick holiday,
'American Idiom' jamie brolin Enclosed Rhyme holiday, america, appreciation, freedom, hero,
Ouch George Stanworth Rhyme holiday, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,

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On Holidays
by Besma Riabi Dziri
Overwhelming need grips my very heart
Navigating scenic beauty and ease my mind

Hazy and nebulous, I do feel right now
Only for an idyllic rural life I...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday, beauty, care, change, emotions,

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Beach Observations
by Tom Cunningham
Girls in bikinis, how gorgeous they look
Kids ice pops melting, dripping on the sand 
People sat in deck chairs reading a book
Happy young couples walking...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, family, holiday, sea,

Pulling on a Mexican Straw
by Jennifer Sanfilippo
 I'm pulling on a Mexican straw
 Work is done, so I got outta Dodge
 Now I'm happy to just lie here all day
 Pulling...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday, beach, drink, freedom, fun,

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Rockets Red Glare
by Tim Smith
A scent of sulfer fights its way 
across dusk's dessicated haze 
sirens scream for their fill 
working their double patriotic duty 
on this dreadful day...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday,

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NEW YEAR
by Line Gauthier


new year's teenage must
casey kasem counting down
the top one hundred



posted on July 4, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday, january, music, new

The Red, White, And Blue
by The Brooklyn Six Project
The red, white, and blue
The colors of our flag that shine through 
Our nation will always stand tall 
And rise above it all
This is a...

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Ghazal | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, holiday, patriotic,

Mother's Day
by Carolyn Dewey
It's Mother's Day
from the heart.
Cook a cookie,
bake a tart.

Don't forget
to make a card.
Just get it done -
it's not that hard.

Don't make her clean
the kitchen floor
or...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, appreciation, heart, holiday,

AwayFor a way
by Dr Virinchi Mudumbai Acharya
Staying away to give a way 
For the best future to sway 
Not only as an individual 
But also as a group in social. 

No...

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Tail-rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday,

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Sea Swimming
by Nina Parmenter
I gasp, knee-deep in chilly sea,
My muscles tense, my goosebumps rise,
“Come back!” the homely shoreline cries!

The seaweed tickles playfully,
Around my limbs, strange fronds are curled...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: happiness, holiday, joy, sea,

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Thanks I owe
by Lisle Ryder
We boarded a train to King's Cross
with connections to Gatwick and onward.
Just passed Thirsk I noticed a loss.
Where was my briefcase? I felt kippered.

No tickets....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, confusion, holiday, thanks,

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HOLIDAY
by Line Gauthier



holiday traffic
up the hill home
smoke in the chimney



posted on June 30, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fire, holiday, home, travel,

The Stumbling Inn
by Owen Yeates
Well you managed to fix your motorhome
Now you’re free to begin to roam
Many miles you can now travel
Over tarmac, sand and gravel
You gave her a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday,

Happy Easter Jesus Christ is our savior
by Chris Tober
Jesus Christ our savior is the Ultimate Boss, He Loved us so much he was Crucified on the Cross.
Those who believe in him are the...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: easter, god, holiday, religious,

I Think I Need A Wee-Wee
by George Stanworth
‘I think I need a wee-wee.’
‘But we’ve just got in the car.’
‘I think I need a wee-wee.’
‘But we haven’t travelled far.’

‘I think I need a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday, 1st grade, 2nd grade,

Solitary Wanderer
by Dawa Zangpo

I'm a solitary wanderer
Guided by the winds and the sol rays 
I roam through lonely valleys
Sipping from streams to streams 
Riding on cascade , up...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, art, character, holiday,

The better day is holiday
by KAYOD5 Kayode
The better day is holiday.

The better day is holiday,
Hasten up and hurry up,
Hotfoot, hotfoot, holiday;
Too long you tarry on the way.

Now I am impatiently waiting,
Marking...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday,

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Holiday of a Lifetime
by Suzanne Delaney
"A week long holiday in a glass paperweight" that holds a dandelion puff.
We remember childhood wishes. All day long we tiptoe 'round it being careful...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, anxiety, holiday,

Illuminate
by sophia chen
Illuminate 
 
Powder snowflakes fall from the cloudy sky.
On the playground laughter and snowballs fly.
Snowball fights and heroic cries,
Frigid moments pass like blink of an...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christmas, fun, holiday, joy,

Halloween
by H. A. Yappen
Children frolicking
Running from house to house, full
Of joy and candy...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holiday, candy, children, halloween, happy,

I Hate Memorial Day
by Keith Peterson
Hot Dogs, beer 
and long warm nights
Indigestion, too much booze
Lead to front yard fights

Days at the river
Lying on the beach
Sand everywhere
Places I can't reach

Camping or...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, beach, celebration, holiday,



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