Grave Poems

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Epitaph for a Palestinian Child and other Poems for Gaza
by Michael R. Burch

Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.

"Epitaph for a Palestinian Child" has also been published as "Epitaph for a Child of Gaza" and "Epitaph for a Refugee Child."




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Rain on a Grave
by Thomas Hardy

Clouds spout upon her
Their waters amain
In ruthless disdain, -
Her who but lately
Had shivered with pain
As at touch of dishonour
If there had lit on her
So coldly, so straightly
Such arrows of rain:


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When Thunder Calls
by Patti Masterman

When thunder calls
It wakes the dead
From out their tomb,
From out their bed.
When thunder calls
It wakes the dead-
And you best hasten on.

When earthquakes roll
The graves release

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Lachrymose 2: The Suicide Note
by Khayelihle Bongiswa Gamedze

My heart like a desert dims dry,
Streams of tears fill my eyes.
For my pains and sufferings still I cry...
What use is endurance but why.

My life is done, my thread is run.
Ages of lachrymose I have lived under the sun .
What future there is to long ahead
When you know that you are already dead?


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Humka
by Nastasimir Franović

Humka

Izrašće iz mene dub
Primiće se iz očnjega vida
I krenuti krošnjom put naviše
Nadvisiće humku i napraviti hlad
Sunčevih zraka snop kroz oblak i krošnju propašće nadamnom
I prosuti se po vlažnoj mahovini
Biću tu a neće me biti
U sjećanju ponekad pomenuće da sam bio nekad

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Recent Grave Poems
When Thunder Calls
by Patti Masterman

When thunder calls
It wakes the dead
From out their tomb,
From out their bed.
When thunder calls
It wakes the dead-
And you best hasten on.

When earthquakes roll
The graves release

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Epitaph for a Palestinian Child and other Poems for Gaza
by Michael R. Burch

Epitaph for a Palestinian Child
by Michael R. Burch

I lived as best I could, and then I died.
Be careful where you step: the grave is wide.

"Epitaph for a Palestinian Child" has also been published as "Epitaph for a Child of Gaza" and "Epitaph for a Refugee Child."




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Life
by Pijush Biswas

Life is like beautiful flower, manure it until it's petals fall.

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Farewell/Прощання (Ukrainian)
by Halyna Myroslava

чорним обрусом застелено клаптик землі

квіти на ньому

свічки

і вінки геть по пояс

сили стояти немає


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Humka
by Nastasimir Franović

Humka

Izrašće iz mene dub
Primiće se iz očnjega vida
I krenuti krošnjom put naviše
Nadvisiće humku i napraviti hlad
Sunčevih zraka snop kroz oblak i krošnju propašće nadamnom
I prosuti se po vlažnoj mahovini
Biću tu a neće me biti
U sjećanju ponekad pomenuće da sam bio nekad

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    Nathalie Handal (1 poems about Grave)
    1969 / French / Palestinian / American
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