DEATH POEMS

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  • 1.
    O Captain! My Captain!


    O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;
    The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won;
    The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
    While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring:
    But O heart! heart! heart!
    O the bleeding drops of red,
    Where on the deck my Captain lies,
    Fallen cold and dead.


    O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
    Rise up--for you the flag is flung--for you the bugle trills; 10
    For you bouquets and ribbon'd wreaths--for you the shores a-crowding;
    For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;
    Here Captain! dear father!
    This arm beneath your head;
    It is some dream that on the deck,
    You've fallen cold and dead.


    My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still;
    My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will;
    The ship is anchor'd safe and sound, its voyage closed and done;
    From fearful trip, the victor ship, comes in with object won; 20
    Exult, O shores, and ring, O bells!
    But I, with mournful tread,
    Walk the deck my Captain lies,
    Fallen cold and dead. read more »

  • 2.
    Because I could not stop for Death (712)

    Because I could not stop for Death--
    He kindly stopped for me--
    The Carriage held but just Ourselves--
    And Immortality. read more »

  • 3.
    Annabel Lee

    It was many and many a year ago,
    In a kingdom by the sea,
    That a maiden there lived whom you may know
    By the name of ANNABEL LEE; read more »

  • 4.
    And you as well must die, belovèd dust

    And you as well must die, belovèd dust,
    And all your beauty stand you in no stead;
    This flawless, vital hand, this perfect head,
    This body of flame and steel, before the gust read more »

  • 5.
    Nothing But Death

    There are cemeteries that are lonely,
    graves full of bones that do not make a sound,
    the heart moving through a tunnel,
    in it darkness, darkness, darkness, read more »

  • 6.
    Crossing the Bar

    Sunset and evening star,
    And one clear call for me!
    And may there be no moaning of the bar,
    When I put out to sea, read more »

  • 7.
    Death

    Come thou, thou last one, whom I recognize,
    unbearable pain throughout this body's fabric:
    as I in my spirit burned, see, I now burn in thee:
    the wood that long resisted the advancing flames read more »

  • 8.
    Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep

    Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there. I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow. read more »

  • 9.
    The Little White Hearse

    Somebody’s baby was buried to-day –
    The empty white hearse from the grave rumbled back,
    And the morning somehow seemed less smiling and gay
    As I paused on the sidewalk while it crossed on its way, read more »

  • 10.
    Death Be Not Proud

    Death be not proud, though some have called thee
    Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not soe,
    For, those, whom thou think'st, thou dost overthrow,
    Die not, poore death, nor yet canst thou kill mee. read more »

  • 11.
    But Not Forgotten

    I think, no matter where you stray,
    That I shall go with you a way.
    Though you may wander sweeter lands,
    You will not soon forget my hands, read more »

  • 12.
    The Reaper And The Flowers

    There is a Reaper whose name is Death,
    And, with his sickle keen,
    He reaps the bearded grain at a breath,
    And the flowers that grow between. read more »

New Death Poems

  1. Death in action., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  2. From Professor Rabiu Diary, Adeosun Olamide
  3. Death, Tyanna Willie
  4. Ebola and The American Health Care System, Is It Poetry
  5. Should We Taste Death..., John Ugolo Umah
  6. History Of Death!, John Ugolo Umah
  7. A Conversation With An Enemy, howard simon
  8. Death O Death, Samuel Eyitayo
  9. Death, md. faruk
  10. Hide and Seek, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  11. The Legend of Snake Hollow (a halloween .., Udiah (witness to Yah)
  12. Life Goes On, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  13. Fear life and not death, gajanan mishra
  14. I fear not death, gajanan mishra
  15. Freedom's Memorial, Udiah (witness to Yah)
  16. Nothing Is Eternal, Tanner Herndon
  17. Angel of Death, Udiah (witness to Yah)
  18. LIfeless, priya heavenly
  19. Death of death, Jacques Sprenkie Mateya
  20. Death, kaliaha hogue
  21. Death, Abdul Wahab
  22. Mark R. Slaughter, Mark R Slaughter
  23. >>>I Want To Die, Abdul Wahab
  24. Life Or Death?, Triauna Hall
  25. Death., Normal Girl Normal World
  26. What Is Death, jaqualen roberts
  27. Disingenuousness, Mark R Slaughter
  28. Death, Death And Death, abhimanyu kumar.s
  29. Death and Life, Bikramjyoti Kashyop
  30. Death, joey brown
  31. Death, ashley light
  32. Death - The Gift of Life, Thomas PJ New Delhi
  33. Slaughter of the Innocent, Udiah (witness to Yah)
  34. The Body, Mark R Slaughter
  35. Death and I, Mark R Slaughter
  36. The Road to Hell, Udiah (witness to Yah)
  37. Musings, Mark R Slaughter
  38. NUMBERS-11-13-2010 dedicated to AFZAL SH.., Heather Burns
  39. Passing On, Udiah (witness to Yah)
  40. Death, sarangee son
  41. A Prayer for Dad (memorial day memorial .., Udiah (witness to Yah)
  42. Until We Again Rendezvous, Udiah (witness to Yah)
  43. Death to Life, Heather Burns
  44. oh death, ishmeal balfour
  45. Night Close, Mark R Slaughter
  46. 'Death' is when 'You' milk 'It', Is It Poetry
  47. Death’s Too Near, Mark R Slaughter
  48. Death..., Chase Wallace
  49. Death is....., Angelique Paniagua
  50. A Fresh Endeavour, Mark R Slaughter
  51. Beldame of Death, Mark R Slaughter
  52. In Death, My Final Part, Mark R Slaughter
  53. Death, Mark R Slaughter
  54. Punishment, Mark R Slaughter
  55. Death, A.J Smith
  56. Death, Nick Andrew Smith
  57. Save a sin..., Mudy ...
  58. a death of a women, Angels beauty
  59. Life and Death, Alex Lewis
  60. The Soldier (memorial day memorial day m.., Udiah (witness to Yah)
  61. Death Is The End, fade ward
  62. It's Death Again, Mark R Slaughter
  63. Death and Life, livin the night life
  64. Death, Jasmin Goldston
  65. Death is... A Compilation of Death Poetry, Shenise Ashmeade
  66. Death, Trenton Davis
  67. Death, My Friend, Mark R Slaughter
  68. Death, Jodie Louise Pollock
  69. death is, ava smith
  70. Sinner's Visit from Death, Mark R Slaughter
  71. Death, Inevitable Death, Mark R Slaughter
  72. Death, Natasha Ligons
  73. DEATH IS, TONY Arbash
  74. Death, Jc. Verro
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