Easter is a vital holiday for many people. It is not only important for Christian, but it is also a wonderful celebration of spring and all its new possibilities of growth and renewal. Besides the colorful Easter eggs, divine desserts, and obligatory spring family photoshoot, Easter is a time to gather family members and rejoice in this new season of hope. Here, we’ve listed inspirational short easter poems that celebrate this cheerful season. Share these short poems about Easter for your loved ones.

Short Easter Poems Full of Hope and Renewal

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Short Easter Poems Full of Hope and Renewal

Poetry is the most powerful human language. Easter is a great time to reflect on what God has done for us. Enjoy these easter family poems to meditate, pray for, and give hope throughout this season.

1. An Easter Offering

Poet: Caris Brooke

Dear Lord I have no Easter flowers to bring,

No roses fresh, nor lilies dewy sweet,

Yet still one offering I may gladly bear

And lay rejoicing at Thy dearest feet.

Enfold my weary love in Thy sweet will,

And keep it closely to Thy pierced side,

So shall I rest, nor sad and helpless mourn.

While safe in Thee my love and I abide.

2. Jennifer Hayden

“Easter morning bright and fair

Tells me of God’s loving care.

Flowers that were gone from view,

Now awakening, bloom anew.

Though God’s face I do not see,

I will trust His care for me.”

3. Awakening 

Poet: Margaret Elizabeth Munson Sangster

Never yet was a spring-time,

Late though lingered the snow,

That the sap stirred not at the whisper

Of the south wind, sweet and low;

Never yet was a spring-time

When the buds forgot to blow.

Ever the wings of the summer

Are folded under the mould;

Life, that has known no dying,

Is Love’s, to have and to hold,

Till sudden, the bourgeoning Easter!

The song! the green and the gold!

4. Dear Friends

Poet: Mary Bissell Waterman

Dear friends,

The Easter tide is near.

May the comfort it imparts.

Descend like the very peace of Heaven,

Into your longing hearts.

5. Easter Morning

Poet – Amy Clampitt

a stone at dawn

cold water in the basin

these walls’ rough plaster

imageless

after the hammering

of so much insistence

on the need for naming

after the travesties

that passed as faces,

grace: the unction

of sheer nonexistence

upwelling in this

hyacinthine freshet

of the unnamed

the faceless

6. Light

Poet: Ernest Warburton Shurtleff

Lift up your heads, ye sorrowful! Behold,

The dawn of Easter floods the hills with flame!

The sun burns like the light of God’s great name,

Where heaven’s blue courts are flushed with blushing gold.

Let day break in thy heart and be consoled!

Oh, let no more the night thy gladness claim.

Let Hope arise from out thy doubt and shame,

As Christ, from death, rose glorified of old.

Thy spirit is a breathing of thy God,

Pulsating in its chrysalis of clay.

The dust that tires thy feet that onward plod

Is of the night, but thou art of the day.

Oh, let henceforth that day from Him grow fair,

And thou shalt hold an inner Easter there!

Short Easter Poems For Children’s Church

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Short Easter Poems For Children’s Church

Spring break is like a new beginning and it’s time to refresh the kids’ excitement with fun and short Easter poems for children’s church. Prepare to be entertained and maintain the joy of learning with Easter poems about Peter Cottontail, a bunny with floppy ears, and little missing easter eggs!

7. Jelly Beans – By Little Learning Corner (sung to Twinkle Twinkle)

Squishy, chewy,

Jelly beans,

Hidden in the Easter grass.

Purple, orange,

Red and green,

I don’t know which to eat.

Squishy, chewy,

Jelly beans,

Your flavors are so yummy!

8. Easter Bunny Poem

The Easter Bunny’s feet

go hop, hop, hop.

His big pink ears

go flop, flop, flop.

He is rushing on his way

to bring eggs on Easter day,

with a hop, flop,

hop, flop, hop!

9. Ten Little Bunnies – By Little Learning Corner

One little, two little, 

three little bunnies. 

Four little, five little,

six little bunnies.

Seven little, eight little,

nine little bunnies.

Ten little bunnies hiding the eggs. 

10. Peter Cottontail Poem

Here comes Peter Cottontail

hopping down the bunny trail.

Hippity, hoppity,

Easter’s on it’s way!

Bringing every girl and boy

baskets full of Easter joy.

Hippity, hoppity,

Happy Easter Day!

11. Easter Egg Hunt – (Author unknown)

The Easter Bunny’s

been here today.

He dropped colorful eggs along the way.

Follow the clues-

You need to be wise.

As they will lead you

to your prize!

Short Funny Easter Poems To Share With The Whole Family

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Short Funny Easter Poems To Share With The Whole Family

This collection of short funny Easter poems celebrating the Resurrection of Christ will give you inspiration, renewal, and hope. May these short easter poems remind you to rejoice and give thanks for Jesus’ gift to us – eternal life.

12. Inspired by Jan’s Bunny Can Bang All Night Limerick

I’ll give you my best diagnosis

Your bunny has caught a psychosis.

His drum bangs so loud

It disperses the crowd

But at least it’s not myxomatosis*.

13. Easter Bunny’s Demise

The Easter Rabbit had a spat with his wife

She said  the dumb eggs were ruining her life

Laying eggs is so boring

Then there’s your snoring

He met his demise with her carving knife…

14. Snow Flakes and Easter Lilies

Snow flakes and Easter lilies scatter the ground

Winter time and Spring time seem to be having a round

Like a game of tug of war each side wants control

Today it was winter who wanted to rock n roll

Tomorrow maybe Spring time will give it a heave ho

Guess we won’t know till tomorrow though

15. ode to marshmellow peeps

Marsh mellow peeps

a wonderful treat.

Yellow pink or  blue 

 all of them stick like glue 

on easter , christmas or even halloween  

I like peeps and  pass on  jelly beans .

Some have said they can cure the common cold  

others say it reminds them of yellow slime mold  

what can I say ?

it doesnt matter to me either way 

but personally  my favorite type is

the ones you put in the microwave oven  

and watch as they  bubble, pop and  fizz  

16. On Easter Day — June Masters Bacher

“On Easter Day the lilies bloom,

Triumphant, risen from their tomb;

Their bulbs have undergone rebirth,

Born from the silence of the earth

Symbolically, to tell all men

That Christ, the Saviour, lives again.

The angels, pure and white as they,

Have come and rolled the stone away

And with the lifting of the stone,

The shadow of the cross is gone!”

Best Famous easter poems Everyone Should Read

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Best Famous easter poems Everyone Should Read

Whether you are meditating on the Passion of Christ or simply gathering with your family, we hope you enjoy this collection of the famous Easter poems.

17. Easter Hymn

Poet: Charles Wesley

Christ the Lord is risen to-day,

Sons of men and angels say:

Raise your joys and triumphs high,

Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply.

Love’s redeeming work is done,

Fought the fight, the battle won;

Lo! our Sun’s eclipse is o’er;

Lo! He sets in blood no more.

Vain the stone, the watch, the seal;

Christ hath burst the gates of hell!

Death in vain forbids His rise;

Christ hath opened Paradise!

Lives again our glorious King:

Where, O Death, is now thy sting?

Once He died, our souls to save:

Where thy victory, O Grave?

18. Good Friday

Poet: Christina Rossetti

Am I a stone, and not a sheep,

That I can stand, O Christ, beneath Thy cross,

To number drop by drop Thy blood’s slow loss,

And yet not weep?

Not so those women loved

Who with exceeding grief lamented Thee;

Not so fallen Peter, weeping bitterly;

Not so the thief was moved;

Not so the Sun and Moon

Which hid their faces in a starless sky,

A horror of great darkness at broad noon –

I, only I.

Yet give not o’er,

But seek Thy sheep, true Shepherd of the flock;

Greater than Moses, turn and look once more

And smite a rock.

19. Victory

Poet: Francis Pott

The strife is o’er, the battle done;

The victory of life is won;

The song of triumph has begun.

Alleluia!

The powers of death have done their worst,

But Christ their legions hath dispersed;

Let shouts of holy joy outburst.

Alleluia!

The three sad days are quickly sped;

He rises glorious from the dead;

All glory to our risen Head!

Alleluia!

He closed the yawning gates of hell;

The bars from heaven’s high portals fell

Let hymns of praise His triumph tell!

Alleluia!

Lord by the stripes which wounded Thee,

From death’s dread sting Thy servants free,

That we may live and sing to Thee!

Alleluia!

20. A Song Of Life

by Mrs. J. H. Knowles

Bloom, Easter lilies fair!

Out of the dust arisen,

From the deep darkness under the sod

Quickened to life by the touch of God,

Oh! tell it abroad with your fragrant breath,

Life is forever victor of death.

Ring, happy Easter bells!

Ring from each temple tower;

Tell it again where the story is old,

Tell it afar where it never was told,

Oh! tell it abroad with jubilant breath,

Life is forever victor of death.

Sing, grateful soul of mine!

Sing till they hear in heaven;

Song sweeter than that of blossom or bell,

For joy beyond all that angels can tell,

How the Life Divine with quickening breath

Hath made thee forever victor of death.

Easter Gifts Are Sure To Impress Anyone

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Final Words

Tshirtatlowprice hope these short easter poems remind you of the importance of this holiday, a day that Jesus is risen from the dead to give us all hope of eternal life. It is one of the most joyful days of the Christian. May the word of the short poems about easter be uplifting and inspiring. 

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