Part VII: Let Evening Come

It can be immensely consoling to see how others have approached their death, and to view
our lives from the perspective of our own end, however close or far off it may seem.
(Selected titles are links to the poem texts.)

Welsh proverb     There are three things that only God knows

George Herbert     from The Flower

Agatha Christie     Dartmoor

Willa Cather     Going Home (Burlington Route)

Charles Causley     Eden Rock

Rudyard Kipling     The Way through the Woods

John Donne     Thou hast made me, And shall thy worke decay?

John Keats     When I have fears that I may cease to be

Ivor Gurney     The songs I had

Molly Holden     The see the hornbeam casts

Helen Dunmore     I should like to be buried in a summer forest

Jane Kenyon     Let Evening Come

Par Lagerkvist     Everything is so strangely removed today

Sasha Moorsom     The Company of the Birds

John G Magee     High Flight

W E Henley     I. M. Margaritae Sorori

Thomas Campion     Never weather-beaten Saile

Amelia Josephine Burr     A Song of Living

Christina Rossetti     Remember

Henry Scott Holland     Death is nothing at all

Christina Rossetti     Time Flies


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