Death And Love Quotes (94 quotes)
"Gone Suddenly“ by Kyli Santiago -- Spoken Word Poetry
Inspiring Poems About Death, Grief, and Loss
During sad times, poetry can both rouse the spirits and calm the soul. Here are some classics that will always make for welcome reading. I do not sleep. Read the full poem. This charming poem actually has a trick up his sleeve. Sometimes, it helps to simply laugh in the face of the inevitable.
Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep - Mary Elizabeth Frye
Research has shown that people live longer when they are surrounded by people they love. We are beings that thrive in community and it is not healthy to deny ourselves human contact. For people that live alone, even a pet has been shown to increase the lifespan for as much as five to seven years. Those of us that have blessed with family or friends have been given a gift. They can join you in time of celebration and also in times of tragedy.
A sleep I shall have A rest I shall have Yet death will be but a pause For the peace of my years In the long green grass Will be yours and yours and yours. A limb has fallen from the family tree. Remember the best times, the laughter, the song. The good life I lived while I was strong. Keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through. My mind is at ease, my soul is at rest.
While words can never fully express how much someone means to us, language can still provide comfort, solace, hope, and even inspiration following the death of a loved one. Here, you will find a select collection of comforting , inspirational poems about death , grief , and loss. You might also find these verses helpful when writing a eulogy or condolence letter , particularly if you're having trouble finding the right words and need inspiration. Mary Hall , American attorney, If I should die and leave you here a while, be not like others sore undone, who keep long vigil by the silent dust. For my sake turn again to life and smile, nerving thy heart and trembling hand to do something to comfort other hearts than mine. Complete these dear unfinished tasks of mine and I perchance may therein comfort you. Henry Van Dyke , American author, I am standing upon the seashore.