Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu

Rookie (10.6.1938 / India)

Facing Death - Poem by Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu

Facing Death

'O hoary Age, of fear you bear no trace,
Though dreadful Death you soon will have to face:
With weighty years ecumbered,
Your days are now numbered:
A foot of yours is almost in the grave;
How long can you the other hope to save? '

'If I was never cause for 'dread' to spread,
What cause have I Death to ever dread?
My work here is done;
My life's aim is won:
If God has further use for me above,
I'll deem it but a signal of his love'.


Comments about Facing Death by Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu

  • Rookie Rupa U (1/3/2009 9:52:00 PM)

    A very meaningful message conveyed through this lovely poem (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Martin Swords (10/5/2008 11:45:00 AM)

    I see what you mean
    Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 168 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (9/27/2008 2:57:00 AM)

    Very expressive poem! Similar to my GRAVEYARD. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 40 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (9/21/2008 2:11:00 AM)

    'A foot of yours is almost in the grave;
    How long can you the other hope to save? '

    A lovely poem. Love it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 22 Points Gregory Collins (4/9/2008 5:13:00 AM)

    has a romantic feel to it, yet everytime i read the romantics i feel as though i am traversing a slippery slope to only slide back to the bottom and start again (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 8, 2008



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