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
Browse this selection of poems about appreciation and thanks. For poems about Thanksgiving, visit our Thanksgiving poems page.
|2001||Thank You For Saying Thank You (audio only)||Charles Bernstein|
|2000||Mass for the Day of St. Thomas Didymus [excerpt]||Denise Levertov|
|2000||Visiting Pai-an Pavilion||Hsieh Ling-yun|
|1995||Two Countries||Naomi Shihab Nye|
|1992||Wildwood Flower||Kathryn Stripling Byer|
|1988||Thanks||W. S. Merwin|
|1966||Those Winter Sundays||Robert Hayden|
|1917||Lift Every Voice and Sing||James Weldon Johnson|
|1914||For the Fallen||Laurence Binyon|