Doc Biskind


Prelude Of Death - Poem by Doc Biskind

A coin is relegated in the mouth
For the ferryman sailing slowly south

Beside the Styx is where he be
Waiting for the next, to pay his fee

The ferryman be the one Charon
To whom the traveller tells hark on

Around doth port to the count of nine
To the destine place, Hades coastline

And there man's scruples will be at calm
For the tainting red of the lulling lamb

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Prelude Of Death by Doc Biskind

There is no comment submitted by members..



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: red, death



Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 12, 2005



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. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  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]