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Thanksgiving Stands For: Funny Nursery Rhyme

Short Thanksgiving Day English Poem: Thanksgiving Stands For

Early thanksgiving observances Thanksgiving Stands For: Funny Nursery Rhyme – Setting aside time to give thanks for one’s blessings, along with holding feasts to celebrate a harvest, are both practices that long predate the European settlement of North America. The first documented thanksgiving services in territory currently belonging to the United States were conducted by Spaniards and the French in …

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A Thanksgiving Poem: About Harvest Festival

A Thanksgiving Poem: About Harvest Festival

A Thanksgiving Poem: Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off since 1789, with a proclamation by George Washington after a request by Congress. Thomas Jefferson chose not to observe the holiday, and its celebration was intermittent until …

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Thanksgiving Time: Poetry about Harvest Festival

Poetry about upcoming Thanksgiving Day: Thanksgiving Time

Thanksgiving Time: Thanksgiving was founded as a religious observance for all the members of the community to give thanks to God for a common purpose. A 1541 thanksgiving mass was held by the Spanish explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado and his expedition of 1,500 men at Palo Duro Canyon in what is today the Texas Panhandle. A thanksgiving took place …

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One Day Is There of The Series: Thanksgiving Poem

Poem About Thanksgiving Day Memories: One Day Is There of The Series

One Day Is There of The Series: Thanksgiving Poem – Abraham Lincoln‘s successors as president followed his example of annually declaring the final Thursday in November to be Thanksgiving. But in 1939, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt broke with this tradition. November had five Thursdays that year (instead of the more-common four), Roosevelt declared the fourth Thursday as Thanksgiving rather …

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Season of Lights: Diwali Poem for Students

Diwali Festival Short English Poetry: Season of Lights

Season of Lights: Children’s Diwali Poem Dunes of vapors from crackers rise, Engulf, as odorous airs resound Effusing joys to all abound Pearls of gleams in these autumn nights Adorn our lives else trite With sparklers that motley skies As soaring spirits of powder wander Let us thank the heavenly might, In this festive season of lights. Here are interesting …

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Happy Diwali: Poem for Students and Children

Happy Diwali

It’s the “Festival of Lights” today, It’s again the day of Diwali, It’s time to dress up folks, It’s time to adorn the thali. It’s the occasion to throng the temples, Pray to the Gods and give them offerings, It’s an opportunity to entreat the deities, To bless us all and rid us of sufferings. Happy Diwali: Short English Poetry …

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Deepavali Delights: Diwali Festival English Poetry

Short English Poem about Diwali Festival: Deepavali Delights

India is the great country known as the land of festivals. One of the famous and most celebrated festival is Diwali or Deepawali which falls every year 20 days after the festival of Dussehra in the month of October or November. It is celebrated to commemorate the returning of Lord Rama to the Kingdom after the 14 years of exile. …

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Deepavali: Short Diwali Poetry for Students

Diwali Festival English Poem: Deepavali

The clear blue sky, The scent of flowers, The colours of Rangoli, And the sound of crackers. The gifts and sweets from dear ones, And the getting of their love, The light of the candles below, And the dazzling fireworks up above. Lighting lamps at our homes, Making the less fortunate smile, Putting on new apparels, Show our friends some …

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Sonnet: Diwali – Diwali Festival English Poem

Sonnet: Diwali - Dr John Celes

Diwali is the most significant and famous festival of the India which is being celebrated every year all over the country as well as outside the country. People celebrate it very enthusiastically to commemorate the returning of Lord Rama to his kingdom, Ayodhya after a long period of time of 14 years of exile after defeating the Ravana. On the …

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