Top 100 Poems About: LIFE

In this page, poems on / about “life” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Psalm Of Life

    Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
    Life is but an empty dream!
    For the soul is dead that slumbers,
    And things are not what they seem. read more »

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 2.

    LIFE, believe, is not a dream
    So dark as sages say;
    Oft a little morning rain read more »

    Charlotte Brontë
  • 3.
    Life In A Love

    Escape me?
    While I am I, and you are you, read more »

    Robert Browning
  • 4.
    O Me! O Life!

    O ME! O life!... of the questions of these recurring;
    Of the endless trains of the faithless--of cities fill'd with the
    foolish; read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 5.
    The Pleasures Of Ordinary Life

    I've had my share of necessary losses,
    Of dreams I know no longer can come true.
    I'm done now with the whys and the becauses.
    It's time to make things good, not just make do. read more »

    Judith Viorst
  • 6.
    New Love, New Life


    She, who so long has lain
    Stone-stiff with folded wings, read more »

    Amy Levy
  • 7.
    Life And Art

    Not while the fever of the blood is strong,
    The heart throbs loud, the eyes are veiled, no less
    With passion than with tears, the Muse shall bless
    The poet-sould to help and soothe with song. read more »

    Emma Lazarus
  • 8.
    What Is Life?

    And what is Life? An hour-glass on the run,
    A mist retreating from the morning sun,
    A busy, bustling, still-repeated dream.
    Its length? A minute's pause, a moment's thought. read more »

    John Clare
  • 9.
    My Life Closed Twice

    My life closed twice before its close--
    It yet remains to see
    If Immortality unveil
    A third event to me read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 10.
    Ignorant Before The Heavens Of My Life

    Ignorant before the heavens of my life,
    I stand and gaze in wonder. Oh the vastness
    of the stars. Their rising and descent. How still.
    As if I didn't exist. Do I have any read more »

    Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 11.
    The Buried Life

    Light flows our war of mocking words, and yet,
    Behold, with tears mine eyes are wet!
    I feel a nameless sadness o'er me roll.
    Yes, yes, we know that we can jest, read more »

    Matthew Arnold
  • 12.
    Love In A Life

    Room after room,
    I hunt the house through
    We inhabit together.
    Heart, fear nothing, for, heart, thou shalt find her--- read more »

    Robert Browning
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