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Famous PoemPoet
Because I could not stop for Death Dickinson, Emily
Death Be Not Proud Donne, John
How Do I Love Thee? Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
The City In the Sea Poe, Edgar Allan
The Hourglass Jonson, Ben
Tears Idle Tears Tennyson, Alfred Lord
A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General Swift, Jonathan
The Flea Donne, John
Sonnet 55 Shakespeare, William
To a Lady on the Death of Her Husband Wheatley, Phillis
The Darkling Thrush Hardy, Thomas
The Charge of the Light Brigade Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Death sets a thing significant Dickinson, Emily
Youth and Age Byron, George (Lord)
Humanity i love you Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
To a Skylark Shelley, Percy Bysshe
I measure every grief I meet Dickinson, Emily
Grief Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
a clowns smirk in the skull of a baboon Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Haunted Sassoon, Siegfried
Death O'Hara, Frank
Epithalamion Spenser, Edmund
Song of the Lotos-Eaters Tennyson, Alfred Lord
It was not death for I stood up Dickinson, Emily
The Skeleton in Armor Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
To the Honourable T. H. Esq; on the Death of his Daughter Wheatley, Phillis
He Sendeth Sun He Sendeth Shower Adams, Sarah Fuller Flower
Last Sonnet Keats, John
O sweet spontaneous Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Sunday Morning Stevens, Wallace
Written among the Euganean Hills North Italy Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Her final summer was it Dickinson, Emily
Death Donne, John
Since Feeling is First Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Ode on Melancholy Keats, John
La Belle Dame sans Merci Keats, John
Ode to a Nightingale Keats, John
A Forest Hymn Bryant, William Cullen
To a Lady with a Guitar Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Sunflower Sutra Ginsberg, Allen
All in green went my love riding Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
A Hymn to God the Father Donne, John
On the Death of a young Lady of Five Years of Age Wheatley, Phillis
Stanzas Written in Dejection near Naples Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Resignation Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
To the Night Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Elegy on Thyrza Byron, George (Lord)
The Cumberland Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Sonnets from the Portuguese v Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Elegy Byron, George (Lord)
Sonnets from the Portuguese i Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
A Forest Hymn Bryant, William Cullen
The Arsenal at Springfield Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Come down O Maid Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Sonnets from the Portuguese ii Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Ancestors Sassoon, Siegfried
Church Going Larkin, Philip
David Cleek Sassoon, Siegfried
The Past Bryant, William Cullen
The Heritage Sassoon, Siegfried
Hellas Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Hymn of Pan Shelley, Percy Bysshe
From the Arabic: AN IMITATION Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Death of the Flowers Bryant, William Cullen
Little Sleeps-Head Sprouting Hair in the Moonlight Kinnell, Galway
Easter Spenser, Edmund
From Daphnaïda Spenser, Edmund
Thanatopsis Bryant, William Cullen
The Conquerors Grave Bryant, William Cullen
On Frozen Fields Kinnell, Galway
Astrophel and Stella Sidney, Sir Philip
On Elizabeth L. H. ,
In The Event Of My Demise Shakur, Tupac
Life Through My Eyes Shakur, Tupac
Untitled 2 Shakur, Tupac
Christabel Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Four Quartets 2: East Coker Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
Four Quartets 3: The Dry Salvages Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
Four Quartets 4: Little Gidding Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
Journey Of The Magi Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
The Waste Land Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
Ash Wednesday Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
Whispers of Immortality Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
Sweeney among the Nightingales Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
THE BURIAL OF THE DEAD Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
THE FIRE SERMON Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
DEATH BY WATER Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
Sekhmet the Lion-headed Goddess of War Atwood, Margaret
The Giant Puffball Blunden, Edmund
Saturday At The Border Carruth, Hayden
The Curtain Carruth, Hayden
Persuasion Drinkwater, John
Hymn To Death Bryant, William Cullen
Consumption Bryant, William Cullen
The Death of Lincoln Bryant, William Cullen
To the Fringed Gentian Bryant, William Cullen
Called Into Play Ammons, A R
An Improvisation For Angular Momentum Ammons, A R
Gravelly Run Ammons, A R