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Death - Poem by Heinrich Heine

Our death is in the cool of night,
our life is in the pool of day.
The darkness glows, I’m drowning,
the day has tired me with light.

Over my head in leaves grown deep,
sings the young nightingale.
It only sings of love there,
I hear it in my sleep.


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  • Rookie - 226 Points CHINONSO IGWE (2/28/2018 3:03:00 PM)

    oh my God....what a way to portray ones transient to the beyond (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 74,550 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (12/14/2017 8:22:00 AM)

    Life and death a reality of worldly life.good poem. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Death

  1. 1. Let Me Die A Youngman's Death , Roger McGough
  2. 2. And Death Shall Have No Dominion , Dylan Thomas
  3. 3. Death Be Not Proud , John Donne
  4. 4. Death Is Nothing At All , Henry Scott Holland
  5. 5. Because I Could Not Stop For Death , Emily Dickinson
  6. 6. A Refusal To Mourn The Death, By Fire, O.. , Dylan Thomas
  7. 7. Nothing But Death , Pablo Neruda
  8. 8. Father Death Blues , Allen Ginsberg
  9. 9. A Death Blow Is A Life Blow To Some , Emily Dickinson
  10. 10. A Poet's Death Is His Life Iv , Khalil Gibran
  11. 11. A Dream Of Death , William Butler Yeats
  12. 12. The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner , Randall Jarrell
  13. 13. Death , Rainer Maria Rilke
  14. 14. An Irish Airman Forsees His Death , William Butler Yeats
  15. 15. After Death , Sara Teasdale
  16. 16. The Beauty Of Death Xiv , Khalil Gibran
  17. 17. A City's Death By Fire , Derek Walcott
  18. 18. Death Wants More Death , Charles Bukowski
  19. 19. Death Xxvii , Khalil Gibran
  20. 20. The Death Of Joy Gardner , Benjamin Zephaniah
  21. 21. First Death In Nova Scotia , Elizabeth Bishop
  22. 22. A Funeral Poem On The Death Of C. E. An .. , Phillis Wheatley
  23. 23. A Thought For A Lonely Death-Bed , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  24. 24. Death Leaves Us Homesick, Who Behind , Emily Dickinson
  25. 25. The Death Of The Hired Man , Robert Frost
  26. 26. A Ballad Of Death , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  27. 27. Gacela Of The Dark Death , Federico García Lorca
  28. 28. Go Down, Death , James Weldon Johnson
  29. 29. On The Death Of A Young Lady Of Five Yea.. , Phillis Wheatley
  30. 30. I Have A Rendezvous With Death , Alan Seeger
  31. 31. Death &Amp; Fame , Allen Ginsberg
  32. 32. Holy Sonnet X: Death Be Not Proud , John Donne
  33. 33. For The Anniversary Of My Death , William Stanley Merwin
  34. 34. On Death , Anne Killigrew
  35. 35. On The Death Of That Most Excellent Lady, , Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
  36. 36. Death Fugue , Paul Celan
  37. 37. On The Death Of Anne Brontë , Charlotte Brontë
  38. 38. Death , Heinrich Heine
  39. 39. Death , William Butler Yeats
  40. 40. On Hearing Of A Death , Rainer Maria Rilke
  41. 41. Love &Amp; Fame &Amp; Death , Charles Bukowski
  42. 42. As At Thy Portals Also Death , Walt Whitman
  43. 43. A Satirical Elegy On The Death Of A Late.. , Jonathan Swift
  44. 44. All But Death, Can Be Adjusted , Emily Dickinson
  45. 45. If Death Is Kind , Sara Teasdale
  46. 46. The Death Of The Flowers , William Cullen Bryant
  47. 47. The Morning That Death Was Killed , Steve Turner
  48. 48. Absence Disembodies—so Does Death , Emily Dickinson
  49. 49. An Elegy On The Death Of Kenneth Patchen , Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  50. 50. Death Of A Cockroach , Robert William Service
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