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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
Death sets a thing significant Dickinson, Emily
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
Death O'Hara, Frank
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
O sweet spontaneous Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
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
Sunday Morning Stevens, Wallace
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
All in green went my love riding Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Resignation Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Stanzas Written in Dejection near Naples Shelley, Percy Bysshe
On the Death of a young Lady of Five Years of Age Wheatley, Phillis
To the Night Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Elegy on Thyrza Byron, George (Lord)
Elegy Byron, George (Lord)
The Cumberland Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Sonnets from the Portuguese v Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
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
Church Going Larkin, Philip
The Past Bryant, William Cullen
David Cleek Sassoon, Siegfried
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. ,
Death Hand Merwin, W S
We continue Merwin, W S
For the Anniversary of My Death Merwin, W S
Colloquy in Black Rock Lowell, Robert
History Lowell, Robert
The Hermit Bly, Robert
TO HIS FATHER Jeffers, Robinson
SUICIDES STONE Jeffers, Robinson
Crow and the Sea Hughes, Ted
Crow Sickene Hughes, Ted
Hawk Roosting Hughes, Ted
DUINO ELEGIES Rilke, Rainer Maria
The Second Elegy Rilke, Rainer Maria
Melancholy Verlaine, Paul
White Flock Akhmatova, Anna
Voltaire at Ferney Auden, Wystan Hugh (W H)
Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came Browning, Robert
Christabel Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
somewhere Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
Dickinson Poems by Number Dickinson, Emily
The Sphinx Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Poem On His Birthday Thomas, Dylan
The Changeling ( From The Tent on the Beach ) Whittier, John Greenleaf
Senlin: His Cloudy Destiny Aiken, Conrad
The Country Of Marriage Berry, Wendell
Do People moulder equally Dickinson, Emily