Learn More

Adesitimi Taiwo Damilola


Never Mourn At My Funeral


Never mourn at my funeral
Because i'm not dead but sleeping
And relaxing on Abraham's bossom
Never mourn at my funeral
You that come in view to mourning
But within you, you're here to mock
Because my poetry has once expose your secret-deeds
Throw my body where you please
Or let it be dismembered
Never mourn at my funeral
You the insect that bites my daffodils
And you who want my fish to swim on a dry earth
Throw me on a stormy sea
Where Jonah fell
But its a glorious shame
I can never sight the river bank of Joppa
Never mourn at my funeral
You that come in my maker's name
Just to bless my end
Go thy way and search for lust souls
Wear them a garment pure as snow
Before they lie low with me
And journey hell eternal
Never mourn at my funeral
But mourn for we're debtors of death

Submitted: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Edited: Friday, July 20, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

The dead bury the dead
-such is life
-
death

Comments about this poem (Never Mourn At My Funeral by Adesitimi Taiwo Damilola )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. For simple reaction, hasmukh amathalal
  2. بلادي الحزينة, Ashraf Elgmmal
  3. Best endevor, hasmukh amathalal
  4. لماذا أحب وجهكِ ؟, Ashraf Elgmmal
  5. Shadow Of My Soul, Spiritwind Wood
  6. Better Than You, Bernedita Rosinha Pinto
  7. Taking From Us, Spiritwind Wood
  8. Father Son and Holy Ghost, Audre Lorde
  9. For The Last Time, Orlando Belo
  10. End in desert, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Christopher Marlowe

Black is the beauty of the brightest day,
The golden belle of heaven's eternal fire,
That danced with glory on the silver waves,
Now wants the fuel that inflamed his beams:
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Sonnet XVII, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]