Death is nothing at all.
It does not count.
I have only slipped away into the next room.
Nothing has happened.
Famous Death Poems
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Since the beginning of time, humans have lived their sometimes grand and sometimes ordinary lives, and have thereafter been laid to rest in countless graves and tombs. Death is something that, in a peculiar way, unites people everywhere, regardless of their social status, race, religious beliefs, or country of residence. This curious aspect of human nature inspired countless famous poets to contemplate, and write about, man's mortality. Famous poets like Emily Dickinson, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, and Mary Elizabeth Frye all had their own unique ways of viewing death and its effect on the living, views that still impact readers today.
Best Poems About Death by Famous Poets
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Death Is Nothing At All By Henry Scott-Holland
Death is nothing at all.Latest Shared Story
My grandpa was taken from me this year. I will miss him, but I know death happens.
Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep By Mary Elizabeth Frye
Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,Latest Shared Story
This was left in my mom's belongings and found when she passed away in 1986. I love this poem!
But You Didn't By Merrill Glass
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Remember the time you lent me your car and I dented it?
I thought you'd kill me...
But you didn't....Latest Shared Story
This poem has touched me so much. It has plenty of sadness, pain, regret, and a lot of untold love. She was brave and strong!!!
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night By Dylan Thomas
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rage at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Though wise men at their end know dark is right, ...Latest Shared Story
This is indeed a great poem and very touching. I love it!
Because I Could Not Stop For Death By Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality....Latest Shared Story
I have loved this poem since the time I first read it. I love the concept of eternity, death, and life woven into a voyage of three wanderers.
On Another's Sorrow By William Blake
Can I see another's woe,
And not be in sorrow too?
Can I see another's grief,
And not seek for kind relief?...Latest Shared Story
My family went through some tough times and I first read this poem after we got help from our friends. This poem always reminds me that there is always hope for people.
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