Night Funeral In Harlem
Night funeral
In Harlem:

Where did they get
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Langston Hughes

Away With Funeral Music
AWAY with funeral music - set
The pipe to powerful lips -
The cup of life's for him that drinks
And not for him that sips.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

I follow, tottering, in the funeral train
That bears my body to the welcoming grave.
As those I mourn not, that entomb the brave,
But smile as those that lay aside the vain;
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George MacDonald

Ballade Of The Hardy Annual
Many a jest that refuses to die
Bobs up again as the seasons appear;
Deathless it hits us again in the eye-
Changeless and dull as the calendar year.
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Franklin Pierce Adams

Afternoon In February
The day is ending,
The night is descending;
The marsh is frozen,
The river dead.
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I Felt A Funeral, In My Brain (280)
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,
And Mourners to and fro
Kept treading--treading--till it seemed
That Sense was breaking through--
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Emily Dickinson

I felt a Funeral, in my Brain

I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,
And Mourners to and fro
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Emily Dickinson

Elegy:The End Of Funeral Elegies
That I might make your cabinet my tomb,
And for my fame, which I love next my soul,
Next to my soul provide the happiest room,
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John Donne

The Little Black Cormorant
By inlet and islet and wide river reaches,
By lake and lagoon I'm at home,
Yet oft' the far forests of blue-gum and beeches
About the broad ranges I roam,
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Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis


Still far the asphodels,
grey-transparent Spring.
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Osip Emilevich Mandelstam

A funeral stone
Or verse, I covet none;
But only crave
Of you that I may have
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Robert Herrick

On The Astrologers (From The Greek)
The astrologers did all alike presage
My uncle's dying in extreme old age;
One only disagreed. But he was wise,
And spoke not till he heard the funeral cries.
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William Cowper

In Black
The image that haunts me is not beautiful.
I do not think it will open into a field
of wildflowers; I doubt that it will take
wing suddenly, startling us into admiration.
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Joyce Sutphen

She, At His Funeral
They bear him to his resting-placeâ??
In slow procession sweeping by;
I follow at a strangerâ??s space;
His kindred they, his sweetheart I.
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Thomas Hardy

She At His Funeral
THEY bear him to his resting-place--
In slow procession sweeping by;
I follow at a stranger's space;
His kindred they, his sweetheart I.
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Thomas Hardy

By Callimachus
At morn we placed on his funeral bier
Young Melanippus; and, at eventide,
Unable to sustain a loss so dear,
By her own hand his blooming sister died.
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William Cowper

The Soldier's Funeral
The muffled drum rolled on the air,
Warriors, with stately step, were there;
On every arm was the black crape bound,
Every carbine was turned to the ground;
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Upon Concluded Lives

Upon Concluded Lives
There's nothing cooler falls-
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Emily Dickinson

The Discovery
I wandered to a crude coast
Like a ghost;
Upon the hills I saw fires -
Funeral pyres
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Thomas Hardy

A Dirge
Call for the robin-redbreast and the wren,
Since o'er shady groves they hover,
And with leaves and flowers do cover
The friendless bodies of unburied men.
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John Webster

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