Get Your Premium Membership

Red Letter Day Poems

Red Letter Day Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of red letter day poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for red letter day.

New Poems

Premium Member ENTERING WILLIAM'S FINAL CONTEST OF THE YEAR
Contest
I wrack my brains
trying to please William
and gain a coveted trophy
but when I read all the other entries
I know that my paltry effort
just has not got a chance ...
Should I enter
Contest?

A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
William Kekaula


Checked with soup counter...Read More
Categories: red letter day, poetry,
Form: Rictameter



Christmas Spirit

Christmas.
Holly, ivy,
Fur tree and candy canes.
Lashings of gravy, turkey crown,
Baked sticky pudding, helpings of mince pies.
Crackers, charades, family fun,
Candlelit mass, carols.
Joyful smiles this…
Christmas.

Contest: A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Contest
Sponsor: William Kekaula
Date: 23/12/2019...Read More
Categories: red letter day, christmas, winter,
Form: Rictameter
KATRIN
Katrin
the cat that laughs
I mean mews all the day
and reshuffles his plan ten times
of his marriage with Mrs. Katrina Gray
but the crux of the argument
that nobody marries
'ere yearend but
Katrin



A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: William Kekaula
21 DEC, 2019...Read More
Categories: red letter day, fun,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Brexit
Brexit!
The dreaded word,
haunts us once again,
Oh!Visions of doom, burst and gloom!
lies and false promises spun in looms,
In Houses of Parliament rooms,
To craft election win,
And enforce,
Brexit!





A red- letter day Rictameter poetry Contest...Read More
Categories: red letter day, anxiety, bullying, conflict, discrimination, england, ireland, political,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member My Defining Red-Letter Day
Christ's breath,
written in red;
and read from the bible,
was my great defining moment.
My red letter day, crossroad, and challenge,
so, Christmas is red important ;
the birth of God's own son,
be still and read; 
Christ's breath.

________________________
December 16, 2019


Poetry/Rictameter/My Defining Red-Letter Day
Copyright Protected, ID...Read More
Categories: red letter day, faith,
Form: Rictameter



Premium Member A Peaceful Day of Celebration
silent
daydreams drift off-
soon a day of grieving
shall turn into a day of joy,
for her kind heart shall be celebrated;
myriad of teary eyes dried,
woe no longer embraced-
quiescent hearts…
silent

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Date - 12.16.19
A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
Sponsor -  William Kekaula

 



...Read More
Categories: red letter day, life, memory, sister,
Form: Rictameter
Christmas
Christmas,
to celebrate
the birth of the great one,
who came to set the captives free,
Hope for the needy,healing for the sick,
His works is to be remembered,
providing for the poor
and widows on
Christmas .

12-14-2019
Contest:A red letter day Rictameter sponsored by William Kekaula....Read More
Categories: red letter day, celebration, character,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Time Respires

Gasping ...
The year drew in
Months, weeks and days, anew -
Filled its lungs with the breaths of life,
Hope, promise and endeavor coursed its veins,
Feeding want, deed and wisdom, now ...
It exhales lost shadows,
Weeps and expires ...
Gasping.





~ 1st Place ~  in...Read More
Categories: red letter day, analogy, appreciation, metaphor, new year, time,
Form: Rictameter
Winter
Winter -
the shortest day
begins the coldest time
of this earth's well defined seasons,
and hibernation settles where needed
until the sun returns again
to mark a new season
and warm away
winter


12-11-19
Contest: A Red-Letter Day Rictameter
Sponsor: William Kekaula...Read More
Categories: red letter day, winter,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Ursids
Ursids
radiant lights
December meteors
in their ecstatic nighttime flight;
a waning moon will not halt their travel
comet Tuttle left them behind
their annual flight’s bright;
Ursa Minor’s
Ursids.


12-8-19
A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
William Kekaula...Read More
Categories: red letter day, poems, poetry, sky, space, stars, universe,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member BEDTIME- -
Bedtime,
whether bed or
rocking recliner laid
in the upright position spread
yawn!, so relax can’t keep my eyes open
and I am so very tired boy
Guess I’ll just get up, go
To bed cause it’s,
bedtime.

A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
Rictameter poetry form only..
Sponsored by: William...Read More
Categories: red letter day, analogy, sleep,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Adulting Begins in December

birthday...
she’s all grown up,
with the weight of the world,
now on her shoulders — like Atlas.
stupendous the thought, of freedom to do,
everything you wanted to do.
sun and the moon sporting
smile, for it’s your
birthday

12/7/2019
A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
Sponsor: William Kekuala

Red-letter day...Read More
Categories: red letter day, age, birthday,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Birth of Jesus


Jesus, 
born this day as 
the world spun round and hearts 
beat, small and humble the savior 
of this world born in a manger beneath 
His guiding star in Bethlehem. 
The Word became flesh and 
dwelt among us, 
Jesus.

12/6/2019


Poetry Contest:...Read More
Categories: red letter day, jesus, star,
Form: Rictameter
Birthday


Birthday
of my wife comes
with December sunshine
through the mist of winter in life,
brings hope of colors in our old garden,
finds in my heart flowers abloom,
I make a bouquet to
celebrate her
birthday.
 

December 6, 2019
Syllable count : 2/4/6/8/10/8/6/4/2
Checked on howmanysyllables.com
Contest : A Red-letter...Read More
Categories: red letter day, birthday, celebration, old, wife,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Christmas Eve Service

Christmas 
Eve church service—
reverent, organized,
peaceful—will stand out in contrast
to casual get-togethers where we
will eat too much, sing off key, and
get loud. In many ways,
we celebrate
Christmas!


Date: December 4, 2019
Contest Title: A Red-Letter Day Rictameter
Sponsor: William Kekaula

...Read More
Categories: red letter day, christmas,
Form: Rictameter
RED LETTER DAY
Happy
to know that soon
I will hold in my arms
my three fair faraway daughters,
who are heading home this Xmas season.
My house so quiet without them,
the floorboards creek night tears.
It too will be
happy.



04/12/2019
For  William Kekaula's contest
A Red-Letter Day Rictameter.
...Read More
Categories: red letter day, daughter, dedication, lonely,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Grand Canyon
Grandeur
And sovereignty
Poetic splendor wide
Lofty red canyon craters locked
Deep inside the ledges realm your eyes drop
Through colored portals steep to hide
The grace of this treasure
Timeless in its
Grandeur



December 2, 2019
A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
Sponsored by William Kekaula

...Read More
Categories: red letter day, beauty, deep, imagery, nature,
Form: Rictameter
Solstice
Solstice,
Mark of Winter’s
Stark cold kingdom coming,
Yet with subtle signs of hope for
Spring, for even as the gales blow stronger,
Each day grows a little longer,
In sleepy slumber I
Sing of Summer
Solstice.


Submitted 11/29/19
"A Red-Letter Day Rictameter" contest
sponsored by William Kekaula...Read More
Categories: red letter day, seasons, summer, winter,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Christmas
                      Christmas
                 ...Read More
Categories: red letter day, appreciation, celebration, christmas, day, holiday,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member High School Graduation
Eighteen
Beautiful day
May 1970
My high school graduation day
I could be a nurse mother or teacher
Our caps and gowns were red and gold
Small town Iowa kids
So excited
Eighteen


Written: 11-28-2019
Contest: Red-Letter Day Rictameter
Sponsor: William Kekaula
Syllables checked with: Howmanysyllables.com  2,4,6,8,10,8,6,4,2
...Read More
Categories: red letter day, graduation,
Form: Rictameter
I know
I  know
The pink last page
Of my year book you'll like
For cool sunshine has promised me
It will draw a portrait of the year spent
With its blue and golden crayons
Upon which you and I
Will kiss new year
I know



November 27, 2019

A Red-Letter...Read More
Categories: red letter day, imagination,
Form: Rictameter
Red-letter Birthday
Birthday
of Rudolf Hoss:
November twenty-fifth.
I baked a big pumpkin-spice cake
to celebrate his final repentance...
"Marian Helpers" newsletter
said he confessed, and wept.
A red-letter
Birthday.



Nov. 25, 2019
A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, January 1, 2020 
4 poems of the maximum 35 allowed...Read More
Categories: red letter day, birthday, celebration, forgiveness, holocaust, november, red, world
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member WINTER SOLSTICE
   WINTER SOLSTICE
                                   ...Read More
Categories: red letter day, 6th grade, day,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Christmas
Christmas
When love comes down
Sealing each heart with hope
Showing that faith always shows up
In the form of this Christ child who is love
Giving Jesus splendid praises
Proposed to share worship
With hope and faith
Christmas



November 25, 2019
A Red-Letter Day Rictameter Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: William...Read More
Categories: red letter day, christian, christmas, god, holiday, inspirational, jesus, love,
Form: Rictameter
EASTER SUNDAY
EASTER SUNDAY

Everlasting memory on resurrection day,
April twenty first will be a red letter day,
So great is the grief and damage,
Tears welled up, happiness faded away,
Entire world was shaken up with agony,
Risen Christ, watched everything.

Saviour’s Blessings will be with every soul,
Upon...Read More
Categories: red letter day, grief,
Form: Free verse