Passover Poems

Passover Poem: ‘The Seder Circus’

The Seder Circus

By ALAN SMASON

In case you didn’t know, it’s my favorite time

When the Seder Circus train comes to town.

They’ve got animals of every description and size

And every famous performer and clown.

Ringmaster...
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Passover Poem: ‘The Lost Matzah’

The Lost Matzah

By ALAN SMASON

I went searching for a piece of matzah last night.

Someone told me it was just so weird.

The matzah was there at the start of the meal,

But...
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Passover Poem: ‘The Seder’

The Seder

By ALAN SMASON

My mama called out to my brother and me

“Please wash your hands now. Turn off the TV.

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Passover Poem: ‘The Night of the First Seder’

“THE NIGHT OF THE FIRST SEDER”

Twas the night of the first seder And all through the house All the chometz had been burned Or consumed by my spouse.

I wanted a cookie, some cake, Or popcorn, Potato chips, a brownie I was getting forlorn.

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Passover Poem: ‘Imaginary Seder’

IMAGINARY SEDER

By ALAN SMASON

I’ve come up with a novel idea For the seder meal tonight Instead of having real life folks I know just whom to invite.

I’ve scoured books and magazines To find Jewish characters within I’ve summoned the actors from...
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