Say not in grief that she is no more
but say in thankfulness that she was
A death is not the extinguishing of a light,
but the putting out of the lamp
because the dawn has come.
You are a man of belief.
How is it that you dare not believe
That your earthly grief
Itself is mortal?
Other Poems on Grief
- Grief – Elizabeth Browning
- The Chimney Sweeper – William Blake
- At Castlewood – Emily Bronte
- Who Never Lost – Emily Dickinson
- I can wade grief – Emily Dickinson
- Brooding Grief– D.H.Lawrence
Related to Grief Poems
- Poems on Death
- Poems about Love
- Poems about Hope
- Poems about Sympathy
- Other Poetic Themes
- Poems for Tradegy and Grief at Poets.org
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