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Holiday Poetry

Poems for the Holiday Season


Celebrate and reflect this holiday season with these poems from Poets.org

Christmas Eve: My Mother Dressing” by Toi Derricotte
Christmas Carol” by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Letter Spoken in Wind” by Rachel Galvin
You Are Who I Love” by Aracelis Girmay
For Calling the Spirit Back from Wandering the Earth in Its Human Feet”   by Joy Harjo
Carol” by Ishion Hutchinson
Holidays” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Chanukah Dreams” by Judith Ish-Kishor
When Giving Is All We Have” by Alberto Ríos
Toward the Winter Solstice” by Timothy Steele