Everybody knows the beautiful poem 'Funeral Blues' by W H Auden used in Four Weddings and a Funeral. Nobody can read it as well as John Hannah did, but here it is recorded as a song by Nemo Shaw.
Funeral Poems, Readings, Music, Quotations & Thoughts
Published on May 30, 2013
Published on Apr 23, 2013
I recently heard the last cantos of Shelley's Ode to the West Wind used at a funeral. How wonderful the lines were with their references to death, rebirth and the scattering of words and ashes in the wind, and how perfect for cremation or for a ceremony with ashes. O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being, * * * Drive my dead thoughts over [...] Read more