7+ Inspiring Poems About Diwali: The Festival Of Lights

Every year, people all over the world celebrate Diwali by lighting lamps, hanging decorative lights and setting off fireworks. This festival is one of India’s most important holidays because it celebrates the victory of light over darkness. 

The five-day celebration is filled with joyous songs and dancing as well as other traditional activities like reading scriptures, giving gifts to friends and family members, decorating homes with flowers or sweets. 

This year we’re celebrating by highlighting the best poems about Diwali from different poets around the world!


As we close out this collection, take some time to really contemplate what it is all of us celebrating together- light overcoming darkness! Do not forget the significance behind our Diwali festivities, even though sometimes it may seem like just another day on our calendars or a fun excuse to eat delicious food with family and friends. 

Diwali is a time for reflection, light and hope. These poems about Diwali will help you understand the significance of this festival in different cultures worldwide by presenting its meaning through various pieces of art. 

Whether you’re celebrating this holiday or just want to reflect on its meaning, these short pieces will give you some insight into what makes this festival so special. Please share your thoughts with us here so we can keep spreading knowledge about one of India’s most celebrated holidays! ( amongst many other things) Happy Diwali everyone!

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