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.
|2010||Why They Went||Elizabeth Bradfield|
|2006||When the Burning Begins||Patricia Smith|
|2014||When Giving Is All We Have||Alberto Ríos|
|2017||The Wishbone: A Romance||Lisa Russ Spaar|
|1991||The Transparent Man||Anthony Hecht|
|1908||The Thanksgivings||Harriet Maxwell Converse|
|1850||The Pumpkin||John Greenleaf Whittier|
|1844||The New-England Boy's Song About Thanksgiving Day||Lydia Maria Child|
|1878||The Harvest Moon||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow|
|2006||The Culture of Glass||Thylias Moss|