Death Poems - Poems For Death - The Morning That Death Was Killed

Poems about death. You can read the best death poems. Browse through all death poems.


The Morning That Death Was Killed - Poem by Steve Turner

I woke in a place that was dark
The air was spicy and still
I was bandaged from head to foot
The morning that death was killed.

I rose from a mattress of stone
I folded my clothes on the sill
I heard the door rolling open
The morning that death was killed.

I walked alone in the garden
The birds in the branches trilled
It felt like a new beginning
The morning that death was killed.

Mary, she came there to find me
Peter with wonder was filled
And John came running and jumping
The morning that death was killed.

My friends were lost in amazement
My father, I knew, was thrilled
Things were never the same again
After the morning that death was killed.


Comments about The Morning That Death Was Killed by Steve Turner

  • Rookie Madeline Deboer (9/30/2009 8:30:00 PM)

    Excellent! I really like this one. (Report) Reply

    2 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Rookie Alan Curtis (2/22/2007 1:25:00 AM)

    That is a Poem! May u and the ones u love live long and peaceful lives.

    Alan (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Debra Bonds (11/5/2004 12:34:00 PM)

    I love this poem! ! ! In awe of God's almighty power! ! ! (Report) Reply

Read all 3 comments »

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. A Dream Of Death , William Butler Yeats
  9. 9. A Poet's Death Is His Life Iv , Khalil Gibran
  10. 10. Father Death Blues , Allen Ginsberg
  11. 11. Death Wants More Death , Charles Bukowski
  12. 12. An Irish Airman Forsees His Death , William Butler Yeats
  13. 13. The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner , Randall Jarrell
  14. 14. A Death Blow Is A Life Blow To Some , Emily Dickinson
  15. 15. The Beauty Of Death Xiv , Khalil Gibran
  16. 16. After Death , Sara Teasdale
  17. 17. A City's Death By Fire , Derek Walcott
  18. 18. A Funeral Poem On The Death Of C. E. An .. , Phillis Wheatley
  19. 19. Death Leaves Us Homesick, Who Behind , Emily Dickinson
  20. 20. Death Xxvii , Khalil Gibran
  21. 21. First Death In Nova Scotia , Elizabeth Bishop
  22. 22. The Death Of Joy Gardner , Benjamin Zephaniah
  23. 23. On The Death Of A Young Lady Of Five Yea.. , Phillis Wheatley
  24. 24. I Have A Rendezvous With Death , Alan Seeger
  25. 25. A Ballad Of Death , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  26. 26. Death , Rainer Maria Rilke
  27. 27. On The Death Of That Most Excellent Lady, , Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
  28. 28. A Thought For A Lonely Death-Bed , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  29. 29. Gacela Of The Dark Death , Federico García Lorca
  30. 30. Go Down, Death , James Weldon Johnson
  31. 31. Death &Amp; Fame , Allen Ginsberg
  32. 32. On Death , Anne Killigrew
  33. 33. For The Anniversary Of My Death , William Stanley Merwin
  34. 34. On The Death Of Anne Brontë , Charlotte Brontë
  35. 35. Death Fugue , Paul Celan
  36. 36. The Death Of The Hired Man , Robert Frost
  37. 37. If Death Is Kind , Sara Teasdale
  38. 38. Love &Amp; Fame &Amp; Death , Charles Bukowski
  39. 39. Holy Sonnet X: Death Be Not Proud , John Donne
  40. 40. As At Thy Portals Also Death , Walt Whitman
  41. 41. All But Death, Can Be Adjusted , Emily Dickinson
  42. 42. Death , Heinrich Heine
  43. 43. Don'T Fear Death , Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok
  44. 44. On Hearing Of A Death , Rainer Maria Rilke
  45. 45. Death , William Butler Yeats
  46. 46. An Elegy On The Death Of Kenneth Patchen , Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  47. 47. The Death Of The Flowers , William Cullen Bryant
  48. 48. A Death-Bed , Rudyard Kipling
  49. 49. Fugue Of Death , Paul Celan
  50. 50. On The Death Of Rev. Mr. George Whitefield , Phillis Wheatley
[Report Error]