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The Beauty Of Death Xiv

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Part One - The Calling

Let me sleep, for my soul is intoxicated with love and
Let me rest, for my spirit has had its bounty of days and nights;
Light the candles and burn the incense around my bed, and
Scatter leaves of jasmine and roses over my body;
Embalm my hair with frankincense and sprinkle my feet with perfume,
And read what the hand of Death has written on my forehead.
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Steve 28 July 2020
wow the poem is good like it
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Janice H 19 August 2019
This was read at my husband's burial and it helped a little to fill the void he has left in my world.
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Neil S 09 June 2020
It is beautiful and inspiring
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Rebecca 28 May 2019
does anyone know what type of poem this is? sonnet, lyric, etc...?
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Castellenas John 28 May 2019
Thank you Khalil for your heartfelt poetry.
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Alagappan 03 June 2018
Really its touched my soul. Its great so much.
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Susie Aboulhosn 18 December 2017
My mother passed away a few days ago and this poem is so powerful and comforting to me.
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Obbie O 26 April 2017
simply amazing
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Vanedda Jajuan 02 March 2017
This is so beautiful. I was crying while reading this remembering my late little brother who has gone seventeen years ago. Talk not of my departure with sighs in your hearts; close Your eyes and you will see me with you forevermore.
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Ned Rodgers 11 August 2018
My thoughts, too. I also cried. So many of my loved ones are gone, and I will soon join them.
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Nayanika Dey 25 January 2017
Amazing poem. The feelings are so intense.
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Bharati Nayak 26 July 2016
A poem on death, so exquisitely penned ! Death seen as a dawn and a new beginning! Oh Great poet, remain blessed in your sleep!
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