Be Thankful By Anonymous

Be Thankful By Anonymous Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be thankful for your […]

Thanksgiving By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Thanksgiving By Ella Wheeler Wilcox We walk on starry fields of white And do not see the daisies; For blessings common in our sight We rarely offer praises. We sigh for some supreme delight To crown our lives with splendor, And quite ignore our daily store Of pleasures sweet and tender. Our cares are bold […]

A Thanksgiving Dinner By Maude M. Grant

A Thanksgiving Dinner By Maude M. Grant Take a turkey, stuff it fat, Some of this and some of that. Get some turnips, peel them well. Cook a big squash in its shell. Now potatoes, big and white, Mash till they are soft and light. Cranberries, so tart and sweet, With the turkey we must […]

The Selkirk Grace By Robert Burns

The Selkirk Grace By Robert Burns Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thanit. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry

16 Thanksgiving Poems
16 Thanksgiving Poems

Thanksgiving Time By Anonymous

Thanksgiving Time By Anonymous When all the leaves are off the boughs, And nuts and apples gathered in, And cornstalks waiting for the cows, And pumpkins safe in barn and bin, Then Mother says, “My children dear, The fields are brown, and autumn flies; Thanksgiving Day is very near, And we must make thanksgiving pies!” […]

At Grandma’s House By Anonymous

At Grandma’s House By Anonymous I like the taste of turkey Any time throughout the year. But it never seems to taste as good As when Thanksgiving’s here. Could be it’s all the trimmings That are cooked with it to eat, But I think it’s eating at Grandma’s house That makes it such a treat! […]

Giving Thanks By Anonymous

Giving Thanks By Anonymous For the hay and the corn and the wheat that is reaped,For the labor well done, and the barns that are heaped,For the sun and the dew and the sweet honeycomb,For the rose and the song and the harvest brought home —Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving!For the trade and the skill and the wealth […]

New England Thanksgiving By Ruby Archer

New England Thanksgiving By Ruby Archer Before the fire a rough settee, A father musing there, A kitten blinking on his knee, And through the cozy air The downward perfume sweetly sighing Of seeds upon the rafters drying; While yonder by the candle sits A white-capped dame who softly knits. He thinks the needles click […]

Boy and Girl Of Plymouth By Helen L. Smith

Boy and Girl Of Plymouth By Helen L. Smith Little lass of Plymouth,—gentle, shy, and sweet; Primly, trimly tripping down the queer old street; Homespun frock and apron, clumsy buckled shoe; Skirts that reach your ankles, just as Mother’s do; Bonnet closely clinging over braid and curl; Modest little maiden,—Plymouth’s Pilgrim girl! Little lad of […]

The New-England Boy’s Song About Thanksgiving Day By Lydia Maria Child

The New-England Boy’s Song About Thanksgiving Day By Lydia Maria Child Over the river, and through the wood, To Grandmother’s house we go; the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh through the white and drifted snow. Over the river, and through the wood— oh, how the wind does blow! It stings the toes […]