"I heard a fly buzz" by Emily Dickinson. Poem to tie in with death, preparing for death, the peace (and disturbance of the peace) of one's final moments, the absurdity of thinking that death will happen a certain way.
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There's a certain Slant of light by Emily Dickinson. Dickinson's "There's a certain Slant of light," was probably heavily influenced by the Civil War, as seen in the lines "'Tis the seal, despair,- An imperial affliction, Sent us of the air."