Tag Archives: English Poems on Culture And Traditions

Holika Dahan: English Poetry About Holi Festival

Holika Dahan

Holika Dahan is celebrated by burning Holika, an asuri (demoness). For many traditions in Hinduism, Holi celebrates the victory of good over evil. According to the tradition, people contribute a piece of wood or two for the Holika bonfire, and this represents Holika being consumed by the fire in which she tried to kill her nephew Prahlad, a devotee of …

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Basant: Yudh – English Poem on Kite Flying

Basant: Yudh - English Poem on Kite Flying

The festival of Basant Panchami is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati who is considered to be a goddess of knowledge, wisdom and learning. This festival is celebrated in India at the start of spring (Basant) which is generally on the 5th day (Panchami) of the spring season. This festival is associated with kite flying. Basant: Short English Poetry on Kite Flying …

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Thai Pongal: English poem on Pongal Festival

Thai Pongal - English poem on Pongal Festival

Thai Pongal Milk Rice the Golden child came – granting immeasurable ecstasy in her cooking Farmers with the beauty of lion dream a picturesque memory this new year gleam. Elevated threshing floor courtyard the face-where month of January gave love’s kiss with rice share abundance in red rice and charity – sweet to the tongue January child glad to meet. …

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The Gift of A New Year: Joanna Fuchs

The Gift of A New Year - Joanna Fuchs

The Gift of A New Year: Joanna Fuchs – Joanna is married and currently lives in Sandpoint, Idaho.  She graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in fashion retailing. Joanna’s first writing job was teaching correspondence courses American Savings and Loan Institute. During her career she has wrote and presented her own speeches at colleges and corporations. Joanna’s …

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My Shadow My Girl: Short Poetry On Daughters

My Shadow, My Girl: Short Poetry On Daughters

My Shadow My Girl – Short Poem: A daughter is a very special creation in the family. Daughters are not only delicate and lovely but also a strong pillar of the family. Their sometimes, sweet, smiley faces and beauty encapsulates the joy of parenthood and becomes the cornerstone of strength in families. The fact that, some cultures have been harsh …

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Teach Your Children: Poetry by Arshia Sheikh

Teach Your Children: Short poetry by Arshia Sheikh

Teach Your Children: Most children act on impulse, not knowing whether or not it’s good for them.  Also, most parents want their children to know how to behave, but are not sure where to begin. There are several ways how you can be teaching etiquette to kids, most importantly, by setting an example on your own and staying consistent. Etiquette …

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The Pumpkin: English Poem about Thanksgiving

English Poem about Thanksgiving: The Pumpkin

The Pumpkin: John Greenleaf Whittier uses grandiose language in “The Pumpkin” to describe, in the end, his nostalgia for Thanksgivings of old and bounteous love for pumpkin pie, the enduring symbol of those holidays. The poem begins with strong imagery of pumpkins growing in a field and ends as an emotional ode to his now elderly mother, enhanced by similes. …

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Thanksgiving: Harvest Festival Poem for Kids

Harvest Festival Poem for Kids: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday in the United States and Canada when people give thanks. In the United States, it is on the fourth Thursday of November. In Canada it is on the second Monday of October. In 1863, Abraham Lincoln said the last Thursday of November would be a national Day of Thanksgiving for the United States. American immigrants brought …

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