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Thanksgiving Poems | Examples of Thanksgiving Poetry

Thanksgiving Poems. Below are examples of poems about thanksgiving. This list of thanksgiving poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of thanksgiving poetry. This list of works about thanksgiving is an excellent resource for examples on how to write thanksgiving poems.

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List of Thanksgiving Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Why am I Thankful Colette Dright Narrative thanksgiving, appreciation, god, how i
THE LORD CONQUERS ME Beata Agustin Free verse thanksgiving, appreciation, christian, faith, god,
haiku Warren Doll Haiku animal, life, thanksgiving,
CHEESE DELIGHT Beata Agustin Rhyme thanksgiving, appreciation, blessing, food, god,
Yummy Turkey J.W. Earnings Haiku thanksgiving, thanksgiving day, words,
Premium Member Poem Lazy Holiday Feeling Caren Krutsinger Rhyme christmas, easter, holiday, thanksgiving,
Premium Member Poem I Am Thankful For Caren Krutsinger Enclosed Rhyme thanksgiving, thanksgiving day,
Premium Member Poem Rehashing History: The First Thanksgiving, Squanto and the Pilgrims Jim Slaughter Light Verse history, humor, thanksgiving,
Premium Member Poem Thanksgiving's Bounty Gershon Wolf Monoku appreciation, blessing, thanksgiving,
Thanksgiving Flora Mack I do not know? thanksgiving, 5th grade, autumn, emo,

THANKFUL
by Beata Agustin
Thankful am I to God, my blessings’ Source…
His provisions He gives with abundance;
Mercy and grace of great extravagance
He always supplies freely with love’s force.

With faith-driven...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, appreciation, blessing, devotion, faith,

A Turkey in Sheep's Clothing
by Wayne Mac
"Fattening up time" the wall calendar read
which meant only one thing to old farmer Ted

Christmas was coming and there's money to be made
you see the bigger...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, animal, bird, christmas, farm,

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Thankful Always
by Janice Canerdy

When I’m beset by worries and oh-me’s,
I will myself to dwell instead on all
my blessings, as I build a mental wall
to block dark thoughts and...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, thanksgiving,

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These Three Things I Am Thankful For
by Lu Loo
I have found beauty in the form of astounding gratitude.
  My daughter Ella Rose knows a mother’s love and adoration. 
For she is the...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspirational, life, thanksgiving,

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Thomas Turkey Avoids The Dreaded Axe
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Tom Turkey got lost 'midst the teeming flock,

   Thus, avoiding the dreaded chopping block!

      Hunkering down spared his...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, thanksgiving,

Thanksgiving Meal
by M. L. Kiser
A big old turkey smothered
In herbs and butter
Chock full of tasty dressing
Cranberry sauce and
Well mashed potatoes
Pumpkin pie, 
Grand!...

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Epulaeryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, appreciation, autumn, drink, family,

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I'm Thankful
by Emile Pinet

I'm thankful for the timing of my birth
for I've never seen a war or a plague.
And my perceptions of either is vague
though both have vexed...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, 12th grade, angst, anxiety,

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Turkey Time
by Maurice Rigoler

With Thanksgiving only weeks away
traditionally eaten foods on that day
like pumkin pie and cranberries
to name but two and other goodies
are now in stock on market...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving,

November
by Regina Riddle
November

Falling leaves crunching beneath booted feet
Crispy mornings filled with pumpkin spice and doughnuts
Soft, warm sweaters covering sleeves
A misty frost across the once green garden plants

Warm,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, appreciation, blessing, celebration, holiday,

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GRATEFUL
by Demetrios Trifiatis






Oh my Lord, 

Only You know how grateful I am

For

Only You could ever count the amount of

Gratitude accumulated in each cell of my being 

For...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: god, love, thanksgiving,

CLEAN IT UP WHY DON'T YA
by Allan Terry
THE BELLS OF CHRISTMAS
ARE RINGING
PEOPLE THE WORLD OVER
ARE SINGING
WE WHISPER OUR WANTS
TO OUR FREINDS
THEY GO SHOPPING AGAIN
EGGNOG AND PARTIES ARE SWEET
COOKIES AND CAKES FOR TREATS
WE...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, celebration, christmas, dance, december,

GOD BE THANKED FOR MY REVIVAL
by Beata Agustin
God be thanked for my spiritual revival
He graciously wrought in my life by His grand arrival
When He saved me from hell’s damnation and sinful survival
Granting...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, blessing, christian, faith, god,

THREE WISHES
by Beata Agustin
Prayer-pleas of best wishes’ are requests of my earnest heart...  
May You, my dear Lord, grant, as for Your sake I do my utmost...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, blessing, christian, faith, god,

Thanksgiving
by M. L. Kiser
There’s so much that, 
has to be answered for by government rats.
Another thanksgiving; 
new stories folks will impart to the living.
Kind souls remember the pain,...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, abuse, corruption, dark, death,

How to make yourself happy
by Xuefeng Pan
When you stand under the sun(light), one side of you might be bright
While the shadow on the opposite side might be a bit dim or...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, care, happiness, happy, thank

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The Gathering
by Sherry Asbury
Auntie Gen is wearing the same dress
she wore last year, and to 
the Bennets wedding in September
It is beginning to shine with wear
Cousin Frieda brought...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving day,

Little great things
by Gadley Han Abriol
A drop of rain fell in the sky
It touched the skin and pierced the mind;
A single act implies a cry
Could crush a heart and make...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rain, sin, sky, thanksgiving,

No Important Man Than a Soldier
by FARAI SOKA
Since my birth I was wondering
Who is the important man on earth
Yes, a mother is an important person on earth
But she is not a man.

Which...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, caregiving, dedication, encouraging, endurance,

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THANKSGIVING BLESSINGS
by Line Gauthier


The cold and gloomy weather upon us
Like a shroud of humdrum bitter harshness
Gives us cause to look inward for solace
Stirring up dormant passion to harness

As...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, appreciation, autumn, family, home,

THANKSGIVING BLISS
by Beata Agustin
Midst blessings of generous abundance
We thank the almighty God-the great Source
Who provides with gracious extravagance
Opening heaven’s windows to hearts’ doors.

Gratefulness grips us now with worship’s...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: thanksgiving, appreciation, blessing, faith, god,