What Are Some Short Thanksgiving Poems?


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Some short Thanksgiving poems include "A Thanksgiving Dinner" by Maude M. Grant, "Grateful Thanksgiving" by Joanna Fuchs, "All in a Word" by Aileen Fisher and "Gobble Gobble" by Lynn Beaird. Other Thanksgiving poems are available on sites such as TeachingFirst.net, Night.net and PoemSource.com.

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The Thanksgiving poem "A Thanksgiving Dinner" by Maude M. Grant describes typical foods in an American Thanksgiving dinner using a casual, humorous tone. For example, the first line is, "Take a turkey, stuff it fat."

The poem "Grateful Thanksgiving" by Joanna Fuchs, which is two stanzas long, centers around the theme of gratitude. It expresses reasons to be grateful year round and show gratitude for friends and family. Verses from poem include the line "We focus on blessings great and small."

"All in a Word" by Aileen Fisher is a creative poem that uses an acronym for the word "thanks" to create the verses of the poem. The "T" stands for time spent with loved ones, turkeys and talk. The "H" stands for harvest, home and holiday.

"Gobble Gobble" by Lynn Beaird is a short, four-line children's poem that depicts the turkey as a funny bird. The poem states that a turkey's head goes wobble, wobble and that the only thing a turkey knows how to say is "Gobble, gobble."

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