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Passover Poems

NEW! The Passover Seder

THE FOOTBALL SEDER

After autumn and football season was over

And spring was about to arrive

The thought of attending Sheryl’s seder

Was the big buzz on Airline Drive.

 

The Black and Gold were all now clamoring

For a possible invitation

To gather at the table of the biggest fans

In...

The Passover Cheater

By ALAN SMASON

Manny Greenberg was a Passover cheater

And it pained him to know it was true

‘Cause when Manny went searching for chometz

He left in his icebox a brew.

 

Now to hear it from Manny, he would tell you

It was just that he wanted that beer

To...

The Presidential Seder

THE PRESIDENTIAL SEDER

By ALAN SMASON

Ivanka and Jared decided to invite Their presidential father to the seder one night They cleaned their home and no one complained; Not even a smidgen of chometz remained.

Knowing their father never liked second best They pulled our their China so he could attest That the pattern was outstanding, in fact, divine And that no other seder...

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 Moishe’s in charge of the train

That travels on tracks near and far

Handsome is he...

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 right after it had just disappeared.

I went looking both high and low

For...

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.

“It’s time for the seder, come downstairs, behave”

And in three...

Passover Poem: ‘The Night of the First Seder’

By ALAN SMASON 

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.

‘Cause I knew that I couldn’t Eat none of that stuff. But my stomach was saying, “Enough is enough.”

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 movies and TV And all their Jewish kin.

We’ll start off with Shakespeare And Shylock, a lender and...