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Poems About Death

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Inspirational Poems About Death - Encouraging, Hopeful, Welcoming Death Poems

  1. Joy in Death by Emily Dickinson
  2. The Climax by Anonymous
  3. Death by Benjamin Hine
  4. Rest by ENS
  5. When Death Has Lost the Key by Kenneth Slade Alling
  6. A death-blow is a life-blow to some by Emily Dickinson
  7. Rest by Charlotte Mason
  8. Calm on the Bosom of our God by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  9. The Departure by Hannah Flagg Gould
  10. "He Giveth His Beloved Sleep" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  11. To the Mourner by Hannah Flagg Gould
  12. As Weary Pilgrim Now at Rest by Anne Bradstreet
  13. The Death of the Righteous by Lydia Sigourney

In Loving Memory Poems

  1. To The Friends of Mrs. H.C. by ENS
  2. A Lost Love by Henry Frances Lyte
  3. Sentence by Witter Bynner
  4. Each that we lose takes part of us by Emily Dickinson
  5. She Came and Went by James Russell Lowell
  6. As by the dead we love to sit by Emily Dickinson
  7. I meant to find her when I came by Emily Dickinson
  8. Memorials by Emily Dickinson
  9. The Rock by Anonymous
  10. To know just how he suffered would be dear by Emily Dickinson
  11. At Length by Emily Dickinson

Death of Child

  1. The Reaper and the Flowers by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. A Chrysalis by Mary Emily Bradley
  3. The First SnowFall by James Russell Lowell
  4. My Child by
  5. My Daughter Louise by Homer Greene
  6. The Morning-Glory by Maria White Lowell
  7. The Reverie of Poor Susan by William Wordsworth
  8. The Child's Wish Granted by George Parsons Lathrop
  9. The New Tomb by Hannah Flagg Gould
  10. The Playthings by Hannah Flagg Gould
  11. "Are the Children at Home?" by Margaret Sangster
  12. Death of the Beautiful by Eliza Lee Fallen
  13. Requiem by Emily Dickinson

Death of Child - Sister

  1. Rose-Marie of the Angels by Adelaide Crapsey
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Death of Child - Brother

  1. Dora by Thomas Edward Brown
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Funeral Poems

  1. Crossing the Bar by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  2. Death is a Fisherman by Ben Franklin
  3. The Chariot by Emily Dickinson
  4. Drowning is not so pitiful by Emily Dickinson
  5. Let down the bars, O Death! by Emily Dickinson
  6. The Unseen by Sara Teasdale
  7. Death is a dialogue between by Emily Dickinson
  8. Death by Emily Dickinson
  9. Precedence by Emily Dickinson
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  11. Funeral Dirge by Hannah Flagg Gould

Mortality - The Certainty of Death - We all die

  1. A toad can die of light! by Emily Dickinson
  2. Mortality by William Knox
  3. Not any higher stands the grave by Emily Dickinson
  4. Along the Potomac by Emily Dickinson
  5. Retrospect by Emily Dickinson
  6. The distance that the dead have gone by Emily Dickinson
  7. That such have died enables us by Emily Dickinson
  8. The Empty Bier by Hannah Flagg Gould
  9. Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant
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Poems About Dying - Description of Death/ About Death

  1. A throe upon the features by Emily Dickinson
  2. Dying by Emily Dickinson
  3. Release by Adelaide Crapsey
  4. Astra Castra by Emily Dickinson
  5. We never know we go, — when we are going by Emily Dickinson
  6. We cover thee, sweet face by Emily Dickinson
  7. Dead by Emily Dickinson
  8. Vanished by Emily Dickinson
  9. The Soul's Farewell by Hannah Flagg Gould
  10. "Troubled About Many Things." by Emily Dickinson
  11. The bustle in a house by Emily Dickinson

Anticipation of Death

  1. Thoughts On Death by Benjamin Hine
  2. "Now the Lengthening Twilights Hold" by Bliss Carman
  3. The Fading Flower by Will Carleton
  4. A Common Thought by Henry Timrod
  5. The Three Warnings by Hester Lynch Thrale
  6. Death by ENS
  7. If I shouldn't be alive by Emily Dickinson
  8. The Dying Exile by Hannah Flagg Gould
  9. Parting by Emily Dickinson
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Facing Death

  1. Dead by Laurence Dunbar
  2. Unflinchingly by Raymond Garfield Dandridge
  3. Challenge by Kenton Foster Murray
  4. So proud she was to die by Emily Dickinson
  5. The last night that she lived by Emily Dickinson
  6. Farewell by Emily Dickinson
  7. What if I say I shall not wait? by Emily Dickinson
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About a Funeral

  1. One dignity delays for all by Emily Dickinson
  2. The Winter Burial by Hannah Flagg Gould
  3. A Country Burial by Emily Dickinson
  4. The Funeral by Emily Dickinson
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The Grave & the dead

  1. The Forgotten Grave by Emily Dickinson
  2. If I may have it when it's dead by Emily Dickinson
  3. I wish I knew that woman's name by Emily Dickinson
  4. Refuge by Emily Dickinson
  5. Elegy in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray
  6. The grave my little cottage is by Emily Dickinson
  7. Safe in their alabaster chambers by Emily Dickinson
  8. The Monument by Emily Dickinson
  9. I died for beauty, but was scarce by Emily Dickinson
  10. Under the Violets by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  11. The Robe by Hannah Flagg Gould
  12. I noticed people disappeared by Emily Dickinson
  13. I wonder if the sepulchre by Emily Dickinson

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More Poems Related to Death


Inspirational Poems About Death - Encouraging, Hopeful, Welcoming Death Poems

In Loving Memory Poems - Death of a Loved One / left behind and missing you

Funeral Poems - Metaphors for Death

Etc

And what is Death? Is still the cause unfound?
That dark mysterious name of horrid sound? —
A long and lingering sleep the weary crave.
And Peace? Where can its happiness abound? —
Nowhere at all, save heaven and the grave.

– John Clare
What is Life?