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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.

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Premium Member This Old Post Card Made Me Happy
The Easter Butt, the Easter Butt Put Away Your Booze and Smut Kiss your Spouse and Hug your Mutt And Motorboat the Easter Butt....Read More
Categories: bible, easter, funny, holiday,
Form: Quatrain

Premium Member PART 2 APRIL FOOL Yah
Guess what?!!! Once. again HaHa! I no so cruel and un cool Nana nah nah nah nah nah nah hahaha you expected a poem and yet all I got for you is Untrues ...Read More
Categories: analogy, april, funny, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member True Words
Categories: change, holiday, mother, words,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
April Fool
There you are my April Fool You're meant to be as me When you can say you're only truth is that you're left to be When only you can say you're proof of what was meant to be When only you...Read More
Categories: analogy, assonance, education, holiday,
Form: Quatrain
On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate Christ rising from the dead. I loved Easter as a child, it was as special as Christmas and went to my head. Always a brand new dress, and pretty, new Mary Jane shoes. Colored eggs...Read More
Categories: beautiful, family, holiday, how
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Relaxing, Restful Vacation
To all of you who wished me a relaxing, restful vacation Your wishes carried me through a bit of aggravation A little insomnia here A cellulitis attack there Things were going south I...Read More
Categories: appreciation, care, friendship, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Egg Founded
Where Easter bares a living egg to all our smiles around it We catch our spirits rising well to all the aura surround it That all our faith is given age for all the lives that bound it When all our...Read More
Categories: holiday, analogy, appreciation, beauty, blessing,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Pre-Seder
The chicken soup and matzoh balls Are ready for the pot. The hard-boiled eggs are in the fridge. (We never eat them hot.) The items for the Seder plate All wait for their debut, With my homemade charoses. (Google if you have...Read More
Categories: holiday, jewish,
Form: Rhyme
Hop and Hide
Hop and Hide (10-line Blitz, adapted for teaching young poets the structure) Easter bunny hops Easter bunny finds Finds a soft, grassy patch Finds a great place to hide Hide the eggs well Hide them under leaves Leaves of a great, big tree Leaves...Read More
Categories: holiday, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Blitz
Dandelion Dance
Dandelion Dance (10-line Blitz, adapted for teaching young poets the structure) Dancing is what I love Dancing in the air Air above Air below Below me is a cloud Below it is the ground Ground that holds Ground that grows Grows my seeds Seeds for next...Read More
Categories: holiday, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member On St Patrick's Day
Today there won’t be a parade; Concessions that Covid has made. With no bagpipes or fifes It’s befitting, since life’s At a standstill from which we’ve not swayed. Still, I’m wearing a bit o’ the green Though, of course, if I...Read More
Categories: holiday,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member You might be Irish
If your favorite color is green and of the Emerald Isles you dream, you might be Irish. If when you kissed the Blarney Stone you knew at las you were at home, you might be...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, holiday,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member An Irish Pub
In an Irish Pub, on St. Patricks Day, I was drinking a traditional green beer. In a lively conversation, I heard a man say, that Irish folklore contained nothing to fear. He stated that Leprechauns did not exist, then...Read More
Categories: funny, holiday, ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Matthew O Harris Ease A FAKE Irishman
Matthew O' Harris Ease A "FAKE" Irishman Saint Patrick's Day, or Feast of Saint Patrick Lá Fhéile Pádraig invoke even non Irish to proclaim Éirinn go Brách translated as "Ireland Forever." Juiced tin he nuff tame afore thee 2021 Saint Patrick's Day, (hens this...Read More
Categories: holiday, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Saint Patrick's Day
A happy day when we wear green- In honor of March Seventeen! On Saint Patrick's Day We'll hip-hip-hooray From morning till night- and between! We hold our green shamrocks up high- Applaud as bagpipers pass by! Join in with the fun Top off...Read More
Categories: fun, holiday, ireland,
Form: Limerick

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?