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Funeral Blues - W.H. Auden.
Auden speaks of the loss of his friend.

How Do I Love Thee - Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Browning's famous ode.

The Little Boy and the Old Man - Shel Silverstein.
The similarities between youth and old age..

Footprints - Margaret Fishback Powers.
As seen on plates, bookmarks, and posters the world over.

If - Rudyard Kipling.
Advice on being a grown up.

The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost.
Making the right choice in life.

For Whom the Bell Tolls - John Donne.
No man is an Island...

Do Not go Gentle Into that Good Night - Dylan Thomas.
Don't accept your fate without a fight.

Success - Ralph Waldo Emmerson.
A definition of a well-lived life.

The Bright Field - R. S. Thomas.
Live in the present.

A Psalm of Life - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
The material world is a myth; only our souls are real.

Copyright © 2001 Damien Ryan. Last updated October 2nd, 2001.