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Famous Death Poems | Examples of Famous Death Poetry

These are examples of famous Death poems written by famous poets. PoetrySoup is a great resource of famous Death poems about Death. These examples illustrate what famous Death poems looks like and its form.

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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
The Iliad Homer,
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
Youth and Age Byron, George (Lord)
To a Skylark Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Humanity i love you Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Grief Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
I measure every grief I meet Dickinson, Emily
a clowns smirk in the skull of a baboon Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Haunted Sassoon, Siegfried
Song of the Lotos-Eaters Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Epithalamion Spenser, Edmund
It was not death for I stood up Dickinson, Emily
The Skeleton in Armor Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Last Sonnet Keats, John
Sunday Morning Stevens, Wallace
To the Honourable T. H. Esq; on the Death of his Daughter Wheatley, Phillis
He Sendeth Sun He Sendeth Shower Adams, Sarah Fuller Flower
O sweet spontaneous Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Her final summer was it Dickinson, Emily
Written among the Euganean Hills North Italy Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Death Donne, John
Since Feeling is First Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Ode to a Nightingale Keats, John
Ode on Melancholy Keats, John
La Belle Dame sans Merci Keats, John
A Forest Hymn Bryant, William Cullen
To a Lady with a Guitar Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Sunflower Sutra Ginsberg, Allen
A Hymn to God the Father Donne, John
this is the garden: colours come and go Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
All in green went my love riding Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Resignation Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
On the Death of a young Lady of Five Years of Age Wheatley, Phillis
Stanzas Written in Dejection near Naples Shelley, Percy Bysshe
To the Night Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Cumberland Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Elegy Byron, George (Lord)
Sonnets from the Portuguese v Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Elegy on Thyrza Byron, George (Lord)
Sonnets from the Portuguese i Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
The Arsenal at Springfield Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
A Forest Hymn Bryant, William Cullen
Come down O Maid Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Sonnets from the Portuguese ii Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Ancestors Sassoon, Siegfried
PETER QUINCE AT THE CLAVIER Stevens, Wallace
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 Salathiel Pavy ,
On Frozen Fields Kinnell, Galway
On Elizabeth L. H. ,
Astrophel and Stella Sidney, Sir Philip
To My Mother Poe, Edgar Allan
Lenore Poe, Edgar Allan
Spirits Of The Dead Poe, Edgar Allan
The Lake Poe, Edgar Allan
Al Aaraaf Poe, Edgar Allan
Tamerlane Poe, Edgar Allan
To Helen 2 Poe, Edgar Allan
The Goddess in the Wood Brooke, Rupert
Lines Written In The Belief That The Ancient Roman Festival Of The Dead Was Called Ambarvalia Brooke, Rupert
Sonnet: Oh! Death will find me long before I tire Brooke, Rupert
Mummia Brooke, Rupert
Choriambics -- I Brooke, Rupert
Town and Country Brooke, Rupert
The Life Beyond Brooke, Rupert
The Call Brooke, Rupert
Dust Brooke, Rupert
Second Best Brooke, Rupert
1914 II: Safety Brooke, Rupert
Goddess In The Wood The Brooke, Rupert
The Song of the Pilgrims Brooke, Rupert
Menelaus and Helen Brooke, Rupert
The Fish Brooke, Rupert
Safety Brooke, Rupert
The Old Vicarage Granchester Brooke, Rupert
The Great Lover Brooke, Rupert
Heaven Brooke, Rupert