Death is a perpetual theme in poetry. And poems are a source of comfort to those who mourn. To find a poem on death or grief, go to the Poetry Foundation’s website. On the homepage under Poems and Poets, you can search the Foundation’s online database of more than 11,000 poems. To read death-themed poems, search by Subject and then drill down under Living to find 1,219 poems on death. Or search on sorrow and grief and choose from among 605 poems. Other categories include funerals, elegy and time and brevity.