DEATH POEMS

Death Is Here And Death Is There
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Death is here and death is there,
Death is busy everywhere,
All around, within, beneath,
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Death—(Aesch., Fr., 156.)
Of all Gods Death alone
Disdaineth sacrifice:
No man hath found or shown
The gift that Death would prize.
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Andrew Lang

Father Death Blues
Hey Father Death, I'm flying home
Hey poor man, you're all alone
Hey old daddy, I know where I'm going

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Allen Ginsberg

Death Snips Proud Men
DEATH is stronger than all the governments because
the governments are men and men die and then
death laughs: Now you see 'em, now you don't.
Death is stronger than all proud men and so death
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Carl Sandburg

The Gardener Lxxxi: Why Do You Whisper So Faintly
Why do you whisper so faintly in
my ears, O Death, my Death?
When the flowers droop in the
evening and cattle come back to their
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Rabindranath Tagore

Death And Birth
Death and birth should dwell not near together:
Wealth keeps house not, even for shame, with dearth:
Fate doth ill to link in one brief tether
Death and birth.
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Algernon Charles Swinburne

Suspense—is Hostiler than Death
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Suspense-is Hostiler than Death-
Death-tho'soever Broad,
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Emily Dickinson

Let Me Die A Youngman's Death
Let me die a youngman's death
not a clean and inbetween
the sheets holywater death
not a famous-last-words
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Roger McGough

Death The Barber
Of death
the barber
the barber
talked to me
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William Carlos Williams

The Home Of Death
“Death, whaur do ye bide, auld Death?”
“I bide in ilka breath,”
Quo' Death;
“No i' the pyramids,
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George MacDonald

I Know Not
Death! I know not what room you are abiding in,
But I will go my way,
Rejoicing day by day,
Nor will I flee or stay
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The Ways Of Death Are Soothing And Serene
The ways of Death are soothing and serene,
And all the words of Death are grave and sweet.
From camp and church, the fireside and the street,
She beckons forth â?? and strife and song have been.
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William Ernest Henley

Go Away, Death!
Go away, Death!
You have come too soon.
To sunshine and song I but just awaken,
And the dew on my heart is undried and unshaken;
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Alfred Austin

For Death—or rather
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For Death-or rather
For the Things 'twould buy-
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Emily Dickinson

My Death
'Death is our eternal companion,' Don Juan said with a most serious air. 'It is always to our left, at an arm's length . . . It has always been watching you. It always will until the day it taps you.'
-Carlos Castaneda

My death
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Erica Jong

Death is a Dialogue between
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Death is a Dialogue between
The Spirit and the Dust.
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Emily Dickinson

Sin, Death
Sin and Death, those sisters two,
Two, two,
Sat together while dawned the morning.
Sister, marry! Your house will do,
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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

All but Death, can be Adjusted
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All but Death, can be Adjusted-
Dynasties repaired-
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Emily Dickinson

Death Is A Dialogue Between
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Death is a Dialogue between
The Spirit and the Dust.
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Emily Dickinson

Ressurection
Moist with one drop of Thy blood, my dry soul
Shallâ??though she now be in extreme degree
Too stony hard, and yet too fleshlyâ??be
Freed by that drop, from being starved, hard or foul,
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John Donne

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