Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, A DEATH-BED, by JAMES ALDRICH

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First Line: Her suffering ended with the day
Last Line: And walked in paradise!
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The

Her suffering ended with the day;
Yet lived she at its close,
And breathed the long, long night away,
In statue-like repose.
But when the sun, in all his state,
Illumed the eastern skies,
She passed through glory's morning-gate,
And walked in Paradise!

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