Funeral Blues – W.H. Auden
Prevent all clocks, stop the telephone, Steer clear of the canine regarding barking having a juicy bones, Silence the fresh new pianos in accordance with muffled drum Reveal the fresh new coffin, allow mourners been.
Let aeroplanes network moaning overhead Scribbling towards heavens the message He could be Lifeless. Lay crepe bows around the white necks of your own societal doves, Allow the website visitors policemen wear black thread gloves.
He was my personal North, my personal Southern area, my personal Eastern and you may Western, My personal working few days and you can my personal Sunday other individuals, My noon, my midnight, my personal chat, my personal song; I thought you to like carry out history forever: I found myself wrong.