Death Poems

  poems about death

 

 

 

 
  1. Aedh Wishes His Beloved Were Dead, by W. B. Yeats

  2. Against the Fear of Death, by Lucretius

  3. Along the Field as We Came By, by A. E. Housman

  4. As at Thy Portals Also Death, by Walt Whitman

  5. At the Grave of Margaret, by Robert Leighton

  6. Beauty in the Grave, by William B. Tappan

  7. Belovëd, My Belovëd, When I Think, by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  8. Beyond, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  9. Bones in the Tiles, by Lee Eric

  10. The Burial of Carol Joy Beglau, by Walter Wykes

  11. Burial of the Minnisink, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  12. The Bustle In a House, by Emily Dickinson

  13. Camille in Death, by Thomasena Martin-Johnson

  14. The Chariot, by Emily Dickinson

  15. The City in the Sea, by Edgar Allan Poe

  16. Cloud-Eye, by Katherine Gallagher

  17. Come Not, When I am Dead, by Alfred Tennyson

  18. Daisy, by George Houghton

  19. The Day of Death, by Richard Chenevix Trench

  20. The Dead, by Albert Laighton

  21. The Dead Child, by Francis Jammes

  22. Death, by Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad

  23. Death, by C. B. Langston

  24. Death, by Edith Willis Linn Forbes

  25. Death, by Edwin Leibfreed

  26. Death, by Martha Lavinia Hoffman

  27. Death, by Maxwell Bodenheim

  28. Death, by S. Moore

  29. Death (II), by Maxwell Bodenheim

  30. Death God, by Aeschylus

  31. Death Is a Dialogue, by Emily Dickinson

  32. The Death of the Hired Man, by Robert Frost

  33. The Death of the King, by Florence Peacock

  34. Death Snips Proud Men, by Carl Sandburg

  35. Death's Revelation, by Rossiter Worthington Raymond

  36. Death Stands above Me, Whispering Low, by Walter Savage Landor

  37. Death the Consecrator, by Caroline Spencer

  38. Death the Healer, by Aeschylus

  39. Departed, by Harvey Rice

  40. The Departed, by Isaac McLellan

  41. Discordants: II, by Conrad Aiken

  42. Early Called, by Eliza Allen Starr

  43. Elegy Before Death, by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  44. Epitaph, by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  45. Exequy on his Wife, by Henry King

  46. Farewell, by Emily Dickinson

  47. Forever Dead, by Sappho

  48. The Forgotten Grave, by Martha Lavinia Hoffman

  49. Found Dead, by Albert Laighton

  50. From the City of the Living to the City of the Dead, by Martha Lavinia Hoffman

  51. The Funeral, by Carolyn Crosby Wilson

  52. The Funeral, by Emily Dickinson

  53. The Funeral, by John Donne

  54. A Funeral in the Village, by Isaac McLellan

  55. God's Acre, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  56. gone, by Ray Heinrich

  57. Gramma's Apron, by C. J. Heck

  58. The Great Secret, by Caroline Spencer

  59. The Haven of Rest, by Martha Lavinia Hoffman

  60. Her Resting Place, by Edward Robeson Taylor

  61. Hymn to the Dead, by William B. Tappan

  62. If I Should Die, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  63. If I Shouldn't Be Alive, by Emily Dickinson

  64. If Man Die Shall He Live Again?, by S. Moore

  65. If We Must Die, by Claude McKay

  66. I Have a Rendezvous with Death, by Alan Seeger

  67. In a Disused Graveyard, by Robert Frost

  68. I've Seen a Dying Eye, by Emily Dickinson

  69. Joy, Shipmate, Joy!, by Walt Whitman

  70. The Junk Man, by Carl Sandburg

  71. Lament, by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  72. The Last Night That She Lived, by Emily Dickinson

  73. Life after Death, by Callimachus

  74. Life and Death, by Harriet Maxwell Converse

  75. Light of Love, by Elizabeth Coatsworth

  76. Lines Written in Restalrig Church Yard, by Robert Gilfillan

  77. Living: After a Death, by Dinah Craik

  78. The Lonely Window, by Eliza Allen Starr

  79. Looking Death in the Face, by Dinah Craik

  80. Meditations in a Cemetery, by Maxwell Bodenheim

  81. Memory and Hope, by Alphonse de Lamartine

  82. Morticia: Rondel in a Ruined Churchyard, by Anne Rees

  83. Mourn Not, by Edward Robeson Taylor

  84. My Grave, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  85. Obits, by Mary L. Slocum

  86. The Ocean Burial, by Benjamin Franklin Field

  87. The Old Dust, by Li Bai

  88. On an Early Death, by Richard Chenevix Trench

  89. One Dignity Delays for All, by Emily Dickinson

  90. One Hour After Death, by Eliza Allen Starr

  91. On the Death of a First Love, by C. B. Langston

  92. On the Sudden and Violent Death of a Schoolmate, by Isaac McLellan

  93. Over the Graves, by Eliza O. Peirson

  94. Pals, by Carl Sandburg

  95. Presentiment, by Ambrose Bierce

  96. Reading the Obituaries, by Marilyn L. Taylor

  97. The Reaper and the Flowers, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  98. Red Geranium on an Isolation Ward, by Maggie Sawkins

  99. A Reflection, by S. Moore

  100. Rosa, Dying, by Anna Katherine Green

  101. The Show, by Wilfred Owen

  102. The Shroud, by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  103. Sleep and Death, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  104. A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal, by William Wordsworth

  105. Song of the Dead, by Arthur Guiterman

  106. Song of the Earth-Weary, by Mary T. Lathrap

  107. The Soul's Farewell to the Body, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  108. Spirits of the Dead, by Edgar Allan Poe

  109. Spoils of the Dead, by Robert Frost

  110. Straw-Death, by Kenneth Rand

  111. Sumptuous Obsequies, by Theognis of Megara

  112. Suspiria, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  113. Tallulah Bankhead to Death, by Dan Schneider

  114. Ternissa! You are Fled!, by Walter Savage Landor

  115. A Thought, by Julia Gibson

  116. A Thought on Death, by Anna Letitia Barbauld

  117. The Thump, by Greg Vovos

  118. To ----, by Watie W. Swanzy

  119. To a Dead Man, by Carl Sandburg

  120. To Certain Journeymen, by Carl Sandburg

  121. To Death, by Edward Robeson Taylor

  122. To J. S., by Alfred Tennyson

  123. The Tomb, by William B. Tappan

  124. To One Shortly to Die, by Walt Whitman

  125. A Transplanted Bloom, by Henry O'Meara

  126. Tsunami, by Kristen Spexarth

  127. Two Deaths in the Bronx, by Donald Evans

  128. Void, by Kristen Spexarth

  129. We Shall Sleep But We Shall Waken, by Martha Lavinia Hoffman

  130. What is Death?, by William B. Tappan

  131. When Death Shall Lay, by William B. Tappan

  132. When I am Dead, by Edna Dean Proctor

  133. When the Grass Shall Cover Me, by Ina Coolbrith

  134. Whispers of Heavenly Death, by Walt Whitman

  135. Why Shrink from Death, by Agathias

  136. The Woodland Grave, by Eliza Allen Starr

  137. Yea, Thou Shalt Die, by Sappho

  138. You Will Die, by Herbert Giles


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