Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dreamFor the soul is dead that slumbers,and things are not what they seem.Life is real Life is earnestAnd the grave is not its goalDust thou art to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul.Rate it:(2.60 / 5 votes)Say it

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

United States poet remembered for his long narrative poems (1807-1882)

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