Walter Savage Landor

(30 January 1775 – 17 September 1864 / Warwick)

Death Stands Above Me, Whispering Low - Poem by Walter Savage Landor

Death stands above me, whispering low
I know not what into my ear:
Of his strange language all I know
Is, there is not a word of fear.

Form: Elegy


Comments about Death Stands Above Me, Whispering Low by Walter Savage Landor

  • (11/25/2017 1:54:00 PM)


    Once again the man looks into death and sees it.courage . Inabounding. (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
    1 person did not like.
  • (2/1/2005 5:43:00 PM)


    Indeed we shouldn't fear death. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: fear, death



Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]