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Death Poems

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"Birds Of Prey" March
— Rudyard Kipling
March! The mud is cakin' good about our trousies. Front!, eyes front, an' watch the Colour-casin's drip. Front! The faces of the women in the 'ouses Ain... 2 views
"Restland."
— George W Doneghy
Written In The Danville (KY.) Cemetery. I. Within thy hallowed precincts on this sweet autumnal day, We're wandering 'neath the cedar and th... 1 view
"The Rock" In El Ghor
— John Greenleaf Whittier
Dead Petra in her hill-tomb sleeps, Her stones of emptiness remain; Around her sculptured mystery sweeps The lonely waste of Edom's plain. From the ... 11 views
"The Scroll"
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon
The maiden's cheek blush'd ruby bright. And her heart beat quick with its own delight; Again she should dwell on those vows so dear. Almost as if her l... 239 views
"We're All Australians Now"
— Banjo Paterson Andrew Barton
Australia takes her pen in hand To write a line to you, To let you fellows understand How proud we are of you. From shearing shed and cattle run, Fr... 2 views
'Ave a 'eart!
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
''Ere! 'Ave a 'eart!' 'e sez. 'Why, love a duck! A 'uman bein' ain't a choppin' block! There ain't no call fer you to go an' chuck A man about when ... 101 views
'Black Bart, Po8'
— Ambrose Bierce
Welcome, good friend; as you have served your term, And found the joy of crime to be a fiction, I hope you'll hold your present faith, stand firm And no... 188 views
'Look at The Clock!' : Patty Morgan The Milkmaid's Story
— Richard Harris Barham
FYTTE I. 'Look at the Clock!' quoth Winifred Pryce, As she open'd the door to her husband's knock, Then paus'd to give him a piece of advice, 'You ... 112 views
'Me, A Sinner'
— Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Should it occasion much surprise That criminals should deal in blame, As all of us, and recognise The full depth of another's shame. The burglar blames ... 142 views
'The Frost-King' Song 1
— Louisa May Alcott
We are sending you, dear flowers Forth alone to die, Where your gentle sisters may not weep O'er the cold graves where you lie; But you go to bring ... 51 views
'They'
— Siegfried Sassoon
The Bishop tells us: 'When the boys come back 'They will not be the same; for they'll have fought 'In a just cause: they lead the last attack 'On Anti-C... 99 views
'Tis so appalling—it exhilarates
— Emily Dickinson
'Tis so appalling—it exhilarates— So over Horror, it half Captivates— The Soul stares after it, secure— A Sepulchre, fears frost, no more— To scan a Gh... 107 views
'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch
— Emily Dickinson
'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch, That nearer, every Day, Kept narrowing its boiling Wheel Until the Agony Toyed coolly with the final inch Of your... 94 views
'Vulgarised'
— Gilbert Keith Chesterton
All round they murmur, 'O profane, Keep thy heart's secret hid as gold'; But I, by God, would sooner be Some knight in shattering wars of old, In br... 0 views
'Ware Holes
— Arthur Conan Doyle
[''Ware Holes!' is the expression used in the hunting-field to warn those behind against rabbit-burrows or other suck dangers.] A sportin' death! My... 2 views
'We're All Australians Now'
— Andrew Barton Paterson
Australia takes her pen in hand To write a line to you, To let you fellows understand How proud we are of you. From shearing shed and cattle run, From ... 101 views
..But a short time to live
— Leslie Coulson
Our little hour,—how swift it flies When poppies flare and lilies smile; How soon the fleeting minute dies, Leaving us but a little while To dream o... 123 views
1 Million Gods
— Nikhil Parekh
When I was in office; I felt as if somebody was trying to wring my neck each second; pummeling me down forcefully towards the ground, While when I step... 54 views
100 Bones
— Nikhil Parekh
God gave you a 100 bones; to atleast mitigate a 100 people from the aisles of inexplicably traumatic suffering during your entire lifetime; not to erect... 54 views
100 Percent Natural .
— Nikhil Parekh
At times an inferno of poignantly towering emotions; while at times a meadow of resplendently blissful tranquility that stretched for times immemorial, ... 80 views
100% Natural
— Nikhil Parekh
At times an inferno of poignantly towering emotions; while at times a meadow of resplendently blissful tranquility that stretched for times immemorial, ... 8 views
1000 Feet Below The Earth
— Nikhil Parekh
there was wet moisture camouflaging the earth, condensed slices of soil slept in perennial darkness, tiny bits of stone lay embedded in loose gravel, ... 21 views
1866 -- Addressed To The Old Year
— Henry Timrod
Art thou not glad to close Thy wearied eyes, O saddest child of Time, Eyes which have looked on every mortal crime, And swept the piteous round of morta... 110 views
1914 I: Peace
— Rupert Brooke
Now, God be thanked Who has watched us with His hour, And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping, With hand made sure, clear eye, and sharpene... 45 views
1914 II: Safety
— Rupert Brooke
Dear! of all happy in the hour, most blest He who has found our hid security, Assured in the dark tides of the world that rest, And heard our word, '... 166 views

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