A Psalm Of Life

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Click to read full poem

Comments (185)

Nicely written 😊😊
i like this poem nicely done
I love you you hw
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Very nice poem Very pretty poem
May I used this poem Its so great, great.
I learnt this poem in 1962,and it is still evergreen in my mind
Wow H. W. Longfellow has explained the real meaning of life
Read this poem again after 25 years, its simple and beautiful.
It is very very deep but good
Thanks for the quote Kind Stranger
Very meaningful about everything in the world
it a good poem for all teenager now because they can apply to their own self
excellent description of various aspects of human life. Written with feelings and soul
Footprints on the sands of time, wonderful lines. Appreciate your words.
Be a hero In the strife
Very profound. Encouraging to me after losing a dear friend. Thanks
I may have read this poem long ago, but today it at my age, it absolutely fits. Thank you brother Henry of long ago!
I use to read this poem to my dad and he would take me with him to meetings to read the poem to the group members.(this was the years 1949 53.)
You call this short? I want 10 lines or less -1/5 stars