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Poem by Thomas MacDonagh


Death


Life is a boon - and death, as spirit and flesh are twain:
The body is spoil of death, the spirit lives on death-free;
The body dies and its wound dies and the mortal pain;
The wounded spirit lives, wounded immortally.



Thomas MacDonagh


Thomas MacDonagh's other poems:
  1. The Song of Joy
  2. In Dread
  3. The Poet Saint
  4. The Seasons and the Leaves
  5. A Dream of Being


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Thomas Hood Death ("It is not death, that sometime in a sigh")
  • William Yeats Death ("Nor dread nor hope attend")
  • John Clare Death ("Why should man's high aspiring mind")
  • George Herbert Death ("Death, thou wast once an uncouth hideous thing")
  • Henry Vaughan Death ("'TIS a sad Land, that in one day")
  • James Hunt Death ("Death is a road our dearest friends have gone")
  • Madison Cawein Death ("THROUGH some strange sense of sight or touch")
  • Lucretia Davidson Death ("The destroyer cometh; his footstep is light")

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