Top 100 Poems About: ELEGY

In this page, poems on / about “elegy” are listed.
  • 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, read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 2.
    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
  • 3.
    Another Elegy

    This is what our dying looks like.
    You believe in the sun. I believe read more »

    Jericho Brown
  • 4.
    September Elegies

    There are those who suffer in plain sight,
    there are those who suffer in private.
    Nothing but secondhand details:
    a last shower, a request for a pen, a tall red oak. read more »

    Randall Mann
  • 5.
    Elegy For My Husband

    What was there is no longer there:
    Not the blood running its wires of flame through the whole length
    Not the memories, the texts written in the language of the flat hills
    No, not the memories, the porch swing and the father crying read more »

    Toi Derricotte
  • 6.
    Before And Every After

    Eventually one dreams the real thing.

    The cave as it was, what we paid to straddle
    one skinny box-turned-seat down the middle, narrow boat read more »

    Marianne Boruch
  • 7.
    To An Athlete Dying Young

    The time you won your town the race
    We chaired you through the market-place;
    Man and boy stood cheering by,
    And home we brought you shoulder-high. read more »

    Alfred Edward Housman
  • 8.
    Because I Could Not Stop For Death

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

    Emily Dickinson
  • 9.
    Death Stands Above Me, Whispering Low

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    Walter Savage Landor
  • 10.
    Dirge Without Music

    I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground.
    So it is, and so it will be, for so it has been, time out of mind:
    Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. Crowned
    With lilies and with laurel they go; but I am not resigned. read more »

    Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • 11.
    In Memory Of Walter Savage Landor

    Back to the flower-town, side by side,
    The bright months bring,
    New-born, the bridegroom and the bride,
    Freedom and spring. read more »

    Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • 12.
    A Refusal To Mourn The Death, By Fire, Of A Child In London

    Never until the mankind making
    Bird beast and flower
    Fathering and all humbling darkness
    Tells with silence the last light breaking read more »

    Dylan Thomas
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