Sir Francis Bacon Poems

Sir Francis Bacon was an English philosopher and politician born in March 1617. He is sometimes referred to as the “father of empiricism.” Only a few examples of his poetry survived, much of which was written in his later life. He died of pneumonia at 65 years old.

The Life of Man

by Sir Francis Bacon

‘The Life of Man’ by Sir Francis Bacon describes the choices one must make throughout the span of one’s life and how death will always be waiting. 

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