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Analysis and comments on If Death Is Kind by Sara Teasdale

Comment 3 of 3, added on June 3rd, 2012 at 9:08 PM.


victoria from United Kingdom
Comment 2 of 3, added on March 31st, 2009 at 10:40 AM.

My twin brother and I had always loved the water, and the rain and sea
were our weakness, life was not kind to either of us in his last were of
us seeing the his last sun rise on the sea side and him dying in my arms …
for that one moment all his pain went away and then I knew death was kind,
a perfect poem for a such a time… and one day I do hope to return with him.

thank you

Leo from Belize
Comment 1 of 3, added on August 29th, 2007 at 7:24 AM.

I have been preparing the words I want to be read at my husband's funeral
tomorrow. John died last week after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's
disease and Dementia. When I read the words of this poem, I imagined him
being able to leave his body and enjoy the sea that he loved so much. Life
was not kind to him but I felt this poem showed the kindness that his death
may bring.l Thank you Sara - I searched long and hard.

Robyn Gillespie from Australia

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Poet: Sara Teasdale
Poem: If Death Is Kind
Added: Feb 21 2003
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Poem of the Day: Jan 19 2014

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