John Mccrae Death Poems

  • 1.
    “. . . defeated, with great loss.”


    Not we the conquered! Not to us the blame
    ...
  • 2.
    Ye have sung me your songs, ye have chanted your rimes
    (I scorn your beguiling, O sea!)
    Ye fondle me now, but to strike me betimes.
    (A treacherous lover, the sea!)
    ...
  • 3.
    An uphill path, sun-gleams between the showers,
    Where every beam that broke the leaden sky
    Lit other hills with fairer ways than ours;
    Some clustered graves where half our memories lie;
    ...
  • 4.
    1797


    Here all the day she swings from tide to tide,
    ...
  • 5.
    My lover died a century ago,
    Her dear heart stricken by my sland'rous breath,
    Wherefore the Gods forbade that I should know
    The peace of death.
    ...
  • 6.
    There stands a hostel by a travelled way;
    Life is the road and Death the worthy host;
    Each guest he greets, nor ever lacks to say,
    “How have ye fared?” They answer him, the most,
    ...
  • 7.
    I saw a King, who spent his life to weave
    Into a nation all his great heart thought,
    Unsatisfied until he should achieve
    The grand ideal that his manhood sought;
    ...
Total 7 Death Poems by John Mccrae

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jorja: i like this poem

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Emily Dickinson Poem
Some say goodnight'at night'
 by Emily Dickinson

1739

Some say goodnight-at night-
I say goodnight by day-
Good-bye-the Going utter me-
Goodnight, I still reply-

For parting, that is night,
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