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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
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)
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
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
O sweet spontaneous Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
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
Last Sonnet Keats, John
Written among the Euganean Hills North Italy Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Her final summer was it Dickinson, Emily
Since Feeling is First Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Death Donne, John
A Forest Hymn Bryant, William Cullen
Ode to a Nightingale Keats, John
Ode on Melancholy Keats, John
La Belle Dame sans Merci Keats, John
To a Lady with a Guitar Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Sunflower Sutra Ginsberg, Allen
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)
A Hymn to God the Father Donne, John
Stanzas Written in Dejection near Naples Shelley, Percy Bysshe
On the Death of a young Lady of Five Years of Age Wheatley, Phillis
Resignation Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
To the Night Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Cumberland Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Elegy on Thyrza Byron, George (Lord)
Elegy Byron, George (Lord)
Sonnets from the Portuguese v Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
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
Hellas Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Heritage Sassoon, Siegfried
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
On Salathiel Pavy ,
On Elizabeth L. H. ,
Astrophel and Stella Sidney, Sir Philip
Alastor: or the Spirit of Solitude Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Epipsychidion (excerpt) Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Lines Written Among The Euganean Hills Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Bereavement Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Hymn To Intellectual Beauty Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Triumph of Life Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Mont Blanc Shelley, Percy Bysshe
On Death Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Adonais Shelley, Percy Bysshe
To Night Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Asia: From Prometheus Unbound Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Julian and Maddalo (excerpt) Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Autumn: A Dirge Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Two Spirits: An Allegory Shelley, Percy Bysshe
To A Lady With A Guitar Shelley, Percy Bysshe
From the Arabic an Imitation Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Witch Of Atlas Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Adonais: An Elegy on the Death of John Keats Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Mont Blanc: Lines Written in the Vale of Chamouni Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Queen Mab: Part VI (excerpts) Shelley, Percy Bysshe
A Summer Evening Churchyard Lechlade Gloucestershire Shelley, Percy Bysshe
From Adonais 49-52 Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Rosalind and Helen: a Modern Eclogue Shelley, Percy Bysshe
When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom’d. Whitman, Walt
Faces. Whitman, Walt
Walt Whitman. Whitman, Walt
As I Ponder’d in Silence. Whitman, Walt