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There Is No Death

Rating: 4.5
There is no death! The stars go down
To rise upon some other shore,
And bright in heaven's jeweled crown
They shine forevermore.

There is no death! The forest leaves
Convert to life the viewless air;
The rocks disorganize to feed
The hungry moss they bear.
There is no death! The dust we tread
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Monday, March 9, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: funeral
Carlos Cabral 25 July 2020
May this poem give and/or perpetuate a renewed outlook on death: the where we return to the most remote beginning of our existence, from where all the universe was formed
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Wanda J 09 January 2016
I love this poem; I have since 2010, when someone used it for a family member's funeral. Since then I have used it several times myself; IMO it is one of the best to use for a Home Going Service, as it seems to say the things we all wish we had the words for.
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