Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Devon / England
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Devon / England
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The Suicide's Argument

Rating: 3.4
Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no
No question was asked me--it could not be so !
If the life was the question, a thing sent to try
And to live on be YES; what can NO be ? to die.


Is't returned, as 'twas sent ? Is't no worse for the wear ?
Think first, what you ARE ! Call to mind what you WERE !
I gave you innocence, I gave you hope,
Gave health, and genius, and an ample scope,
Return you me guilt, lethargy, despair ?
Make out the invent'ry ; inspect, compare !
Then die--if die you dare !
Alien 13 November 2020
WOW,its marvelous
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AIDss 05 November 2018
Some gay and some more gay
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No idea 26 August 2019
This inappropriate dude!
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Preet 20 July 2018
Heart touching Poem
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Sase Vardhni 04 October 2017
A poem that conveys the importance of life in an inquisitive manner
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Maveriqué Richard 30 August 2016
Didactic in every sense. Never left same after going through this.
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Kyle Fazo 27 October 2015
this is a great poem
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Dr Lakshmi S Bose 26 March 2015
i love this poem, wonderful
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Oduro Bright Amoh 29 September 2014
I love this poem. Profound and touching
5 4 Reply
Highly recommendable poem for avoiding such destruction oneself his own life called suicide.
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Akhtar Jawad 23 June 2014
You were great Coleridge. I love you, I love your poems.
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