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Short English Poem about Diwali Festival: Deepavali Delights

Short English Poem about Diwali Festival: Deepavali Delights

Deepavali is here, Deepavali is here That grand festival of Lights That ends evil after a protracted fight When good with all its might Leads us from darkness to Light. Deepavali is here, Deepavali is here That great festival of sound When crackers and laughter abound When crackers and sparklers light up the sky When delighted children jump with joy. …

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Diwali Festival English Poem – Sonnet: Diwali

Sonnet: Diwali - Dr John Celes

Today’s the ‘Festival of Lights’ all o’er; A joyful day for minds and hearts and souls; And people throng the Temples to offer, Prayers, resolving to take better roles. And most of them are richly clad and clean, And eat such dainty foods and sweets with mirth; Whilst noisy crackers burst, their lights are seen, It seems to be a …

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It’s Halloween: Halloween Poetry For Kids

It’s Halloween - Harry Behn

Trick-or-Treating in the United States: Some American colonists celebrated Guy Fawkes Day, and in the mid-19th century large numbers of new immigrants, especially those fleeing the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s, helped popularize Halloween. In the early 20th century, Irish and Scottish communities revived the Old World traditions of souling and guising in the United States. By the 1920s, …

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Oh No, Not Halloween Again: Children’s Poem

Oh No, Not Halloween Again

Many people around the world celebrate Halloween, which occurs annually on October 31. It is the day before All Saints’ Day, and is also sometimes called All Hallows’ Eve and Hallowmas Eve. Costume parties are held and many children go trick-or-treating around this time of the year. Oh No, Not Halloween Again: Anonymous It’s that time of year again, Halloween Oh …

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Halloween Wind: Halloween Poem For Children

Halloween

Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and other parts of Europe. At the end of summer, the Celts thought the barrier between our world and the world of ghosts and spirits got really thin. This meant weird creatures with strange powers could wander about on Earth. The Celts had …

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Halloween: Spooky Scary Poem For Children

Halloween

Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated each year on October 31, every year. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints; soon, All Saints Day incorporated some of the traditions …

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All Hallows Eve: Halloween Poem for Students

Jack-O'-Lanterns

Ugly pumpkins, ridiculous costumes and over-the-top makeup, trick or treating for kids and scary themed parties for the adults, the story of Halloween runs deeply in the Western culture. And these days I have been observing a flood of Halloween posts in my social media accounts . “10 ideas to celebrate Halloween with your kids..”, “10 craft projects for Halloween..”, …

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Five Little Pumpkin Sitting On A Gate: Halloween Poem

Five Little Pumpkin Sitting On A Gate

Poems For Halloween Although Halloween began as a holiday for individuals who practiced the occult, it has since turned into something completely different. Halloween has really become all about the kids. It is about the fun of dressing up and pretending to be someone else for a night. It is about children gorging themselves on way too much candy. Unfortunately, …

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Pumpkins Are Here: Halloween Poem for Kids

Jack-O'-Lanterns

History of Trick-or-Treating Trick-or-treating—going from house to house in search of candy and other goodies—has been a popular Halloween tradition in the United States and other countries for an estimated 100 years. But the origins of this community-based ritual, which costumed children typically savor while their cavity-conscious parents grudgingly tag along, remain hazy. Possible forerunners to modern-day trick-or-treating have been …

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