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The Sad Day - Poem by Thomas Flatman

O THE sad day!
When friends shall shake their heads, and say
Of miserable me--
'Hark, how he groans!
Look, how he pants for breath!
See how he struggles with the pangs of death!'
When they shall say of these dear eyes--
'How hollow, O how dim they be!
Mark how his breast doth rise and swell
Against his potent enemy!'
When some old friend shall step to my bedside,
Touch my chill face, and thence shall gently slide.

But--when his next companions say
'How does he do? What hopes?'--shall turn away,
Answering only, with a lift-up hand--
'Who can his fate withstand?'

Then shall a gasp or two do more
Than e'er my rhetoric could before:
Persuade the world to trouble me no more!


Comments about The Sad Day by Thomas Flatman

  • Gold Star - 93,429 Points Susan Williams (11/30/2015 5:21:00 PM)

    I think he prefers a party- beer kegs flowing, girls in bikinis [or that age's equivalent], you know, the regular stag party but for graduation from this earth (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 31,241 Points Manonton Dalan (11/30/2015 3:33:00 AM)

    then happiness to follow for sure (Report) Reply

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Poems About Sad

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  2. 2. A Fairly Sad Tale , Dorothy Parker
  3. 3. ‘and Ask Ye Why These Sad Tears Stream?’ , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  4. 4. The Sad Mother , Gabriela Mistral
  5. 5. Be Not Sad , James Joyce
  6. 6. Sad In Blue (A Lyric) , Peter S. Quinn
  7. 7. For A Sad Lady , Dorothy Parker
  8. 8. A Sad State Of Freedom , Nazim Hikmet
  9. 9. To A Sad Daughter , Michael Ondaatje
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  13. 13. Sit Down, Sad Soul , Barry Cornwall
  14. 14. My Sad Captains , Thom Gunn
  15. 15. Sad-Eyed And Soft And Grey , William Morris
  16. 16. With How Sad Steps, O Moon, Thou Climb's.. , William Wordsworth
  17. 17. Close Those Sad Sad Eyes , Beautiful Grim
  18. 18. To The Sad Moon , Sir Philip Sidney
  19. 19. Sad Is Stupid , Alison Cassidy
  20. 20. Sad Green Eyes , Linda Ori
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  29. 29. Bored And Sad , Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
  30. 30. Sad Song , Rahel Bluwstein
  31. 31. The Sad Day , Thomas Flatman
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  36. 36. To A Sad Girl , Uriah Hamilton
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