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.
|1988||Thanks||W. S. Merwin|
|2006||Lasting||W. D. Snodgrass|
|2006||The Culture of Glass||Thylias Moss|
|1648||Grace for a Child||Robert Herrick|
|1896||Signs of the Times||Paul Laurence Dunbar|
|1922||A Thanksgiving Poem||Paul Laurence Dunbar|
|2006||When the Burning Begins||Patricia Smith|