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Death Be But A Lullaby

Death be but a lullaby which sings the soul to sleep, calming is thy tender melody so no more we may weep Death be but a lullaby to soothe thy weary head, once overcome by life's travails now freely dances with the dead Death be but a lullaby how sweetly the reaper sings, his harmony of heaven uplifts as if carried upon white wings Death be but a lullaby meant to follow right along, walk behind his hooded robe this Pied Piper and his song Death be but a lullaby to listen to without fear, when the reaper's tolling bell comes a'ringing in thy ear.

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Date: 1/10/2020 12:42:00 PM
Kelly, these are comforting thoughts not only to those who fear their own death, but also to those who are left behind when a body is released from its suffering and is escorted into a far better place. Thank you for sharing this ~ John
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 3/9/2020 5:29:00 PM
Thanks for reading John... I really appreciate your kind comments on this poem :)
Date: 1/9/2020 12:51:00 AM
Fabulous! A FAVE for me.
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 2/24/2020 5:52:00 PM
Thank you for making this poem a favorite... I'm glad you enjoyed it Timothy :)
Date: 12/24/2019 7:52:00 PM
You have indeed sung a lovely song to entrance the ear and mind and thus to render scarcely noticeable the passage from this room to the next. Effortlessly composed and sublimely conveyed with majesty.
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 2/15/2020 1:30:00 PM
Thank you so very much my friend :)
Date: 12/8/2019 1:31:00 PM
I love the way you deal with death, Kelly; I am sure that from now on I'll look at it with different eyes:) The repeated line is very effective. ~ All the best // paul
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/17/2020 5:55:00 PM
Thanks for reading and commenting so kindly, as always :)
Date: 11/16/2019 5:04:00 PM
Hello Kelly Deschler, we never know when the reaper will come. Have a nice evening my friend.
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/17/2020 5:39:00 PM
Hello there, and thanks for reading Darlene... That is exactly why we must enjoy our lives to the fullest each and every day :)
Date: 11/16/2019 1:31:00 PM
Kelly, Very nice lullaby. This poem has set the mood so well, thank you for the inspiration. I needed that today. -Richard
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/17/2020 5:24:00 PM
Thank you for taking the time to read and comment so kindly on my poem... So glad it inspired you Richard :)
Date: 10/28/2019 9:43:00 AM
Loved this Kelly, how interesting how you made death feel welcome, like listening to a fave song, very cool vibe!
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/15/2020 1:26:00 PM
Thanks for reading John... I just wanted to take away the fear and dreariness of death, and make it something more comforting with this poem :)
Date: 10/24/2019 1:15:00 PM
Hello Kelly, I love the fluidity and your rhyming of this poem. I couldn't have described death as a lullaby any better than you did. It is also wonderful to say hi to my friend again......luv.... Roger
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/15/2020 12:34:00 PM
Hello Roger, it is so good to see you again, my friend... Thank you for taking the time to read and comment so kindly on my poem :)
Date: 10/22/2019 9:42:00 PM
This is one fabulous poem! A fav for me :)
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/8/2020 6:08:00 PM
Thank you so much for making this poem a favorite Timothy :)
Date: 10/16/2019 4:41:00 AM
“Death be but a lullaby which sings the soul to sleep” great opening, Kelly, I enjoyed your dark little song. Nicely penned my friend. Hugs, John
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/8/2020 5:58:00 PM
Thank you John... I appreciate your lovely comment :)
Date: 10/14/2019 7:51:00 AM
This was really cool. I love the feel of this and the repeating lines made it feel song-like. As if a lullaby. Really nicely done Kelly
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 12/17/2019 8:39:00 PM
Thank you for taking the time to read and comment so kindly on my poem Chris :)
Date: 10/10/2019 6:00:00 AM
A lovely write, full of art and rhythm..." when the reaper's tolling bell comes a'ringing in thy ear." cool ending
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 12/16/2019 9:06:00 PM
Thank you so much for reading and commenting so kindly on my poem Arturo :)