Henry David Thoreau

(12 July 1817 – 6 May 1862 / Concord, Massachusetts)

Epitaph On The World - Poem by Henry David Thoreau

Here lies the body of this world,
Whose soul alas to hell is hurled.
This golden youth long since was past,
read full text »

Comments about Epitaph On The World by Henry David Thoreau

  • Erasmus Of Rivenfjord (4/10/2018 4:30:00 PM)

    If only poetry was written like this nowadays (Report)Reply

    (10/19/2018 1:34:00 PM)

    Such poetry is still written but seldom published. As the poet Marilyn Hacker observed, Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise- nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.

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]