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Holiday Poems | Best Poems for All 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.
Premium Member My Irish Travels
A lovely week spent on the Antrim coast the weather was decent but not wonderful seeing such lovely scenery so green spectacular views of the hills, a hidden jewel Many highlights experienced on a daily basis Giant's Causeway is loved...Read More
Categories: holiday, ireland, travel,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Musicala
calypso freedoms festival de carnaval dancing in the streets...Read More
Categories: celebration, happy, holiday, music,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member TRIUMPHANT DAY IN MAY
*Holiday that’s verily blest Gathering for revival zest Spiritual treasures to gain By faith, exalting God,** Sovereign. Midst worship to praise the Lord’s name Our hearts respond for service flame Blissfully reaching-out with care Hope, grace offered while love we share. *May 3,...Read More
Categories: holiday, blessing, celebration, christian, faith,
Form: Lay
Premium Member Chocolate and Bouquets of Flowers
On Mother’s Day we buy chocolate and bouquets of flowers Write her cards with syrupy thoughts wait in restaurants for hours As if this thanks a mom and mother for all she does for us Think...Read More
Categories: flower, holiday, mom, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mother's Day
To all the mothers out in poetry soup land I hope this is best Mother's Day up to this point in your life May each one that follows help you reach a higher grand God bless...Read More
Categories: holiday,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay
Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay It’s Happy Mother’s Day Mom stays in bed all day while we all swing and sway We serve her brunch in bed not much to munch, it’s Bad! Then we break all...Read More
Categories: giggle, holiday, mom, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Who's Afraid of Mother's Day
~ Back in the 1970's... ok? ~ The faint of heart beat a swift retreat a tall, hooded stranger crossing the street Had they not...Read More
Categories: holiday, humorous, mother, music,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member TWO BY TWO EQUALS FOUR
Oscar Levant, American Author, Comedian, Music Composer and more, Was born in the early 20th Century and died in the 1970’s Each decade, or era has their comedians – below is one of Mr Levant’s quotes, TWO...Read More
Categories: holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Moon's Holiday
The moon decided to take an holiday sleeping behind clouds there she stayed The night grew dark and the rain pour down so much rain earth thought it would drown The day shone forth and to earth's delight the sun...Read More
Categories: children, fun, holiday, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fortune and Fate
Matzo cost a fortune seemed so precious just days ago Now flat and tasteless stale crackers, crumbs...Read More
Categories: food, holiday, jewish, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Four Cups of Wine
~ A Passover Tale ~ Four cups of wine They say I must drink I’m getting too old for this Don't you think... But I psyched myself up and drank the first cup The room...Read More
Categories: drink, holiday, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Happy New Year to Kings
Passover’s month is the New Year for Israelite Kings I know that seems like a crazy thing… but back in the day Jews used to date the start of...Read More
Categories: history, holiday, jewish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Easter
Ave Maria I hear the cries, the ties that bind. I recall it all when Easter comes. His suffering upon the cross our Great and humble loss endured for us. Ave Maria How she must have suffered too at his feet. The...Read More
Categories: death, dedication, holiday, inspirational
Form: Free verse
Easter Sunday
Parking spots are plentiful Just like they used to be. The promenade is empty – On the benches, only me. It’s Passover and Easter; Folks are visiting their friends Or families to celebrate Before the daylight ends. They’re either eating matzoh balls Or...Read More
Categories: holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member easter grass
such brightly colored grasses bring ~ pretty plastic poop beads on a string...Read More
Categories: holiday,
Form: Crystalline

Specific Types of Holiday Poems

Read wonderful holiday poetry on the following sub-topics: 4th of July, christmas, crazy, easter, fathers day, funny, halloween, independence day, mothers day, new years, saint patricks day, school, summer, thanksgiving, winter and more.

Definition | What is Holiday in Poetry?