Don'T Fear Death Poem by Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok

Don'T Fear Death

Rating: 3.3


Don't fear death in earthly travels.
Don't fear enemies or friends.
Just listen to the words of prayers,
To pass the facets of the dreads.

Your death will come to you, and never
You shall be, else, a slave of life,
Just waiting for a dawn's favor,
From nights of poverty and strife.

She'll build with you a common law,
One will of the Eternal Reign.
And you are not condemned to slow
And everlasting deadly pain.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Seema Jayaraman 03 November 2015

Death.. a grim reminder that everything that once took birth comes to an end.. only sustenance is prayers to help us ease through the experience.

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Sofia Kioroglou 03 November 2015

I just love this poem because of the reminder it gives us that death is an inescapable corollary of life. The only constant in a set of variables! Great poem!

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David Blair 03 November 2015

The Russians certainly experienced a lot of death in the 20th century.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 03 November 2015

Man is mortal and death is certain, it is an eternal truth, thus, one should not think about the unpredictable timing of ones death and become unhappy. We should utilize optimum period of life in living life meaningfully and extending whatever help we can give to people less fortunate than us. The poem with a philosophical touch. Thought provoking and meaningful.10+

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Jerry Nuhu 03 November 2015

Death is the 'beauty of life'

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Earnest Gatuma 15 November 2016

Greatly examined...indeed death doesn't bring what we believe concludes to be a disaster.There is hope and the good side of it.What a wonderful poem, am glad it was shared!

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Susan Williams 03 November 2015

Death bugs me because I will die not knowing how the stories around me end. Otherwise I think this poem is spot on

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Dr Antony Theodore 03 November 2015

Dont fear death. a very nice teaching. there are so many who are afraid of death. there are so many who wait for death in anguish. thank you for your great teaching through this poem. tony

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Liza Sudina 03 November 2015

Genius, divine, sublime, religious, regular!

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Edward Kofi Louis 03 November 2015

Nice work! Death is part of life.

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