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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
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
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)
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
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
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
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 Salathiel Pavy ,
On Frozen Fields Kinnell, Galway
On Elizabeth L. H. ,
Astrophel and Stella Sidney, Sir Philip
A Pindaric Ode ,
An Epitaph On A Child Of Queen Elizabeths Chapel ,
Epitaph On Elizabeth ,
Begging Another ,
Howl Ginsberg, Allen
Father Death Blues (Dont Grow Old Part V) Ginsberg, Allen
Death and Fame Ginsberg, Allen
September On Jessore Road Ginsberg, Allen
Cosmopolitan Greetings Ginsberg, Allen
Sphincter Ginsberg, Allen
Crossing Nation Ginsberg, Allen
Plutonian Ode Ginsberg, Allen
Confession Gluck, Louise
The Wild Iris Gluck, Louise
Celestial Music Gluck, Louise
Lullaby Gluck, Louise
VERSES Occasioned by a Young Ladys asking the Author What was a Cure for Love? Godfrey, Thomas
An Elegy On The Death Of A Mad Dog Goldsmith, Oliver
The Deserted Village Goldsmith, Oliver
Underneath (9) Graham, Jorie
Counting The Beats Graves, Robert
Mermaid Dragon Fiend Graves, Robert
The Cool Web Graves, Robert
To Lucasta on Going to the War - For the Fourth Time Graves, Robert
Two Fusiliers Graves, Robert
The Cottage Graves, Robert