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A Funeral Poem On The Death Of C. E. An Infant Of Twelve Months

Rating: 3.1
Through airy roads he wings his instant flight
To purer regions of celestial light;
Enlarg'd he sees unnumber'd systems roll,
Beneath him sees the universal whole,
Planets on planets run their destin'd round,
And circling wonders fill the vast profound.
Th' ethereal now, and now th' empyreal skies
With growing splendors strike his wond'ring eyes:
The angels view him with delight unknown,
Press his soft hand, and seat him on his throne;
Then smilling thus: 'To this divine abode,
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shheessh 23 February 2021
fuckkkk this poem
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yoo mom 05 February 2020
this poem sucks very much! ! ! ! ! !
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Adeeb Alfateh 11 October 2019
Thanks to my God, who 'd me to the skies, 'E'er vice triumphant had possess'd my heart, 'E'er yet the tempter had beguil d my heart, 'E'er yet on sin's base actions I was bent, 'E'er yet I knew temptation's dire intent; 'E'er yet the lash for horrid crimes I felt, 'E'er vanity had led my way to guilt, o great, great write great 10+++++
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Beautifully written so soulfully sad and profound..
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jasmine 21 June 2018
that is so true
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Pius Didier 17 August 2014
Lorina, your idea rhyms with what is in my mind, as a poet we focus things with a very different ideas and our thoughts contrast the first hand reality. to critize it i darely see the need to mourn.try to analyse my poem stay away from my grave...it will tell you of hypocrisy which befalls the beneficiaries. As a poet, i disagree with the fact that one should be buried on an expensive coffin, while those left go starving. Kevin you can also have a look at it
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Babatunde Aremu 17 August 2013
This poem encouraged me a lot. It comes my way the right time as mum has just transited. great poem
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Suvro Bhattacharya 17 August 2012
WONDERFUL! Have an inner strength!
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Kevin Straw 17 August 2012
What utter balderdash! This is sheer fantasy - there is not the tiniest bit of evidence of any of it. The idea that parents should not weep because of the death of their child is baloney. We all know in our heart of hearts that when someone dies that is the end of them, that is why we mourn. If we really believed in Wheatley's silly myth then we would indeed be wrong in mourning. Contrast this with the recent Catullus poem. Who is right Wheatley or Catullus?
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Ejalonibu Abraham 17 August 2012
I love you the poem because it help the other poet to improve in composing poems.
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Sidi Mahtrow 17 August 2011
Love takes many forms. Those who suffer loss of a dear one And can express it in prose or poetry Come closest to sharing their grief Making us all reflect on someone That had a place in our hearts and is Now with us in spirit but not body. s
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