Prayer Before Birth | Poem by Louis MacNeice at UpDivine

Prayer Before Birth | Poem by Louis MacNeice

The poem beautifully presents the thoughts of the poet through the mouth of the baby who is still unborn. The baby is well aware of the gravity of the situation across the world that he is just too scared to take birth. He simply knows that the world is too evil that he will not be able to sustain here, given its innocence.

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Though we get knocked by life’s excesses yet, we strive to live to become relevant. We battle forces beyond our capacities but our resilience as sapiens makes it possible to survive.

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Do not stand at my grave and weep by Mary Elizabeth Frye

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep | A Poem By Mary Elizabeth Frye

This extremely famous poem by Mary Elizabeth Frye has been read at countless funerals and public occasions. The author composed this poem in a moment of inspiration and scribbled it on a paper bag. She wrote it to comfort a family friend who had just lost her mother and was unable to even visit her grave.

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Do not go gentle into that good night | Dylan Thomas Poem

Do not go gentle into that good night | Poem by Dylan Thomas

In this poem Dylan Thomas asserts that all men on their death beds should resist death as strongly as they can. They should only leave this world kicking and screaming, furious that they have to die at all. This poem was written by Dylan Thomas for his dying father.

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A Psalm Of Life | Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Though this poem, Longfellow does not want to accept life as an ’empty dream’. According to him, death is for body, the soul lives on forever. We should love to live the journey of life instead of just aiming for the grave.

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“Hope” is the thing with feathers | A Poem by Emily Dickinson

“Hope” is the thing with feathers | A Poem by Emily Dickinson

In the poem, Emily talks about hope, something that’s got feathers and perches in the soul, and sings wordless songs like a beautiful bird.
Its sound can be heard in the chilliest land and in the strangest sea but never loud and clear. It takes a part of the soul of the person having it.

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Loneliness can be a terrifyingly peaceful luxury, Once you get used to it, You wouldn’t bother to disrupt it with anyone’s presence.  .  .

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She has survived

(21 Dec 2019)

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Breaking Free

We master skills through repeated trying. Sometimes through pain, hurt, and crying.

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A window seat on the life express

Let me take a window seat on the life express, I want to sit peacefully,  I want to smile while watching my past drifting backwards, Away from my eyes,  away from my mind, Away from my…

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Live | A Wisdom Poem by Mystqx Skye at UpDivine


Through this wisdom poem, Mystqx Skye is trying to explain to the world the only way to live happily and fully. The way to live every moment of life is ‘extravagance’.

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A Pray | A Poem by Karan Budhiraja at UpDivine

A Pray

Through this poem, speaker wants to make a prayer. He prays to be able to stay the way he is and not be corrupted by the fake colors of the world.

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Invitation From Death | A Poem by Lameez Masher at UpDivine

Invitation from Death

“So you are messing up your life and making your destiny set For the knife you might never get”

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Take me to the stars

Take me back to the stars,Where I first started to exist,To my origins,Where the plan to put my soul on this planet was executed. Take me back to my home,So that I can understand my…

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