The Conclusion Poem by Sir Walter Raleigh

The Conclusion

Rating: 3.2

Even such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
And pays us but with earth and dust;
   Who in the dark and silent grave,
When we have wander'd all our ways,
Shuts up the story of our days;
But from this earth, this grave, this dust,
My God shall raise me up, I trust.

The Conclusion
Ramesh T A 21 September 2011

Even though everything closes one's identity at the end, Sir Walter Raleigh's faith in God is quite optimistic at the end of the poem!

2 0 Reply
Carlos Echeverria 21 September 2012

I'm really impressed by his use of MY GOD to reference his faith, as opposed to just GOD; it keeps his faith-poem personal and avoids sounding evangelical.

1 0 Reply
Valentin Savin 21 September 2013

We all know that we come and go. Sooner or later. Into the dark and silent grave, And there is no return back. Yet we hope for the better.

1 0 Reply
Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair 21 September 2013

Into dust shall returneth All that the Almighty gaveth So shed your ego while the sun still shineth And very humbly go when your time cometh..... (Facts of life very well put by Sir Walter R)

1 0 Reply
Joseph Karimoni 21 September 2013

wow...what a conclusion!

0 1 Reply
Paresh Chakra 09 December 2018

This is a very good poem

0 0 Reply
* Sunprincess * 23 December 2014

........this is a great poem of time.....time gives and time takes away leaving us with nothing...but earth and the conclusion of this poem...

0 0 Reply
Abekah Emmanuel 21 September 2014

Indeed a masterpiece... the brutality of death is nicely demystified by the hope of life. Great poem.

1 0 Reply
Aftab Alam Khursheed 21 September 2014

This wonderful beautiful poem is about the fate of living..and in second part biblical reference or holy reference - Faith on the day of judgement- Resurrection the dooms day the final conclusion nice one

0 2 Reply
Rosalinda Flores Rosevoc 21 September 2013

In God we trust. And so shall we be from the beginning until the end. Thank you dear Poet!

1 0 Reply
Error Success