One river gives
Its journey to the next.
We give because someone gave to us.
We give because nobody gave to us.
We give because giving has changed us.
We give because giving could
A time of remembrance and gratitude, Thanksgiving brings with it a wealth of holiday traditions, foremost among them gathering with family and friends, feasting, and giving thanks for everything we have. Check out these poems for the holiday and find more poems on gratitude, home, food, and more on our poems for Thanksgiving page.
|2017||The Wishbone: A Romance||Lisa Russ Spaar|
|1994||Perhaps the World Ends Here||Joy Harjo|
|2014||When Giving Is All We Have||Alberto Ríos|
|2014||Perfect for Any Occasion||Alberto Ríos|
|2010||Why They Went||Elizabeth Bradfield|
|2007||Thanksgiving Letter from Harry||Carl Dennis|
|2006||The Culture of Glass||Thylias Moss|
|2006||Seven Years||Daisy Fried|
|2000||Mass for the Day of St. Thomas Didymus [excerpt]||Denise Levertov|