Tag Archives: Devotional English Poems

Twin Verses: Lord Buddha Poetry For Students

Twin Verses - Lord Buddha English Poetry

Buddha Purnima is the most sacred day in the Buddhist calendar. It is the most important festival of the Buddhists, and is celebrated with great enthusiasm. Although Buddhists regard every full moon as sacred, the moon of the month of Vaisakh has special significance because on this day the Buddha was born, attained enlightenment (nirvana), and attained parinirvana (nirvana-after-death of …

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To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus: Sarojini Naidu

Lord Buddha: Enlightenment and Nirvana

Sarojini Naidu was an Indian independence activist, poet and politician. A renowned orator and accomplished poet, she is often known by the moniker ‘The Nightingale of India‘. As a prodigious child, Naidu wrote the play “Maher Muneer“, which earned her a scholarship to study abroad. She became the second woman president of the Indian National Congress. She was the first …

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Good Friday Poem By Alan Allegra

Good Friday

Good Friday Poem: Alan Allegra “What makes Good Friday good?” you ask. A challenge! A rather daunting task. Some may dismiss it with a shrug and a smirk, And consider it another day off work. Others, religious, pious as such, Take a few minutes for a mournful watch; Merchants unlock their doors with glee, Anticipating the pre-Easter shopping spree. A bunny …

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Joyous Hanukkah: Hanukkah Festival Kids Poem

Joyous Hanukkah - Eva Grant

At last! At last! Hanukkah is here! The whole house is bursting with holiday cheer. Pancakes are sizzling as hard as they can, Browning delectably crisp in the pan. The dreidels can scarcely wait to be spun; Presents are hidden for Hanukkah fun; And there, on the table, polished and bright, The shining menorah gleams through the night, Like the …

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Happy Hanukkah: A Good Kids Hanukkah Poem

Hanukkah Poems

Outside, snow is slowly, softly Falling through the wintry night. In the house, the brass menorah Sparkles with the candlelight. Children in a circle listen To the wondrous stories told, Of the daring Maccabeans And the miracles of old. In the kitchen, pancakes sizzle, Turning brown, they’ll soon be done. Gifts are waiting to be opened, Happy Hanukkah’s begun. ∼ Eva …

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Teej Festival Poem For Students And Children

Teej - Dr. Ram Sharma

Teej festival is a generic name for a number of festivals that are celebrated by women mainly in Nepal and some parts of India. Hartalika Teej welcomes the monsoon season and is celebrated primarily by girls and women, with songs, dancing and prayer rituals. The monsoon festivals of Teej are primarily dedicated to Goddess Parvati and her union with Lord …

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Our Christmas: Poetry For Students And Children

Our Christmas – Stephen Holland

Christmas came early for you and for meChristmas with no gifts to openChristmas without any yuletide treeChristmas with words of love spokenChristmas was walking to York hand in handChristmas in awe at the MinsterChristmas togetherness was just what we plannedChristmas was chaffed legs and blistersChristmas was cups of tea served early mornChristmas was being togetherChristmas was loving from dusk until …

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Christmas Bells: Christmas Poems For Kids

Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I heard the bells on Christmas DayTheir old, familiar carols play,And wild and sweetThe words repeatOf peace on earth, good-will to men!And thought how, as the day had come,The belfries of all ChristendomHad rolled alongThe unbroken songOf peace on earth, good-will to men! Till, ringing, singing on its wayThe world revolved from night to day,A …

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