Top 100 Poems About: ELEGY

In this page, poems on / about “elegy” are listed.
  • 1.
    Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard

    The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day,
    The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea,
    The plowman homeward plods his weary way,
    And leaves the world to darkness and to me. read more »

    Thomas Gray
  • 2.

    Too proud to die; broken and blind he died
    The darkest way, and did not turn away,
    A cold kind man brave in his narrow pride read more »

    Dylan Thomas
  • 3.
    Elegy In April And September

    Hush, thrush! Hush, missen-thrush, I listen...
    I heard the flush of footsteps through the loose leaves,
    And a low whistle by the water's brim. read more »

    Wilfred Owen
  • 4.
    Elegy For Jane

    (My student, thrown by a horse)

    I remember the neckcurls, limp and damp as tendrils;
    And her quick look, a sidelong pickerel smile; read more »

    Theodore Roethke
  • 5.
    Duino Elegies: The First Elegy

    Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angels'
    hierarchies? and even if one of them suddenly
    pressed me against his heart, I would perish
    in the embrace of his stronger existence. read more »

    Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 6.
    Duino Elegies: The Tenth Elegy

    That some day, emerging at last from the terrifying vision
    I may burst into jubilant praise to assenting angels!
    That of the clear-struck keys of the heart not one may fail
    to sound because of a loose, doubtful or broken string! read more »

    Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 7.
    An Imperial Elegy

    Not one corner of a foreign field
    But a span as wide as Europe;
    An appearance of a titan's grave,
    And the length thereof a thousand miles, read more »

    Wilfred Owen
  • 8.
    An Elegy On The Death Of A Mad Dog

    Good people all, of every sort,
    Give ear unto my song;
    And if you find it wondrous short,
    It cannot hold you long. read more »

    Oliver Goldsmith
  • 9.
    Elegy Xix: To His Mistress Going To Bed

    Come, madam, come, all rest my powers defy,
    Until I labor, I in labor lie.
    The foe oft-times having the foe in sight,
    Is tired with standing though he never fight. read more »

    John Donne
  • 10.
    Duino Elegies: The Fourth Elegy

    O trees of life, oh, what when winter comes?
    We are not of one mind. Are not like birds
    in unison migrating. And overtaken,
    overdue, we thrust ourselves into the wind read more »

    Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 11.
    A Satirical Elegy On The Death Of A Late Famous General

    "His Grace! impossible! what, dead!
    Of old age too, and in his bed!
    And could that mighty warrior fall,
    And so inglorious, after all? read more »

    Jonathan Swift
  • 12.
    Elegy Xviii: Love's Progress

    Who ever loves, if he do not propose
    The right true end of love, he's one that goes
    To sea for nothing but to make him sick.
    Love is a bear-whelp born: if we o'erlick read more »

    John Donne
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