Treasure Island

Tamara Moir

(22/03/1991 / Brisbane)

A Tribute To My Grandad - Miss Me, But Let Me Go


When I come to the end of the road
And the sun has set for me
I want no rites in a gloom filled room
Why cry for a soul set free!

Miss me a little - but not too long
And not with your head bowed low
Remember the love we once shared
Miss me - But let me go!

For this journey we all must take
And each must go alone
It's all part of the master plan
A step on the road to home

When you are lonely and sick at heart
Go to the friends we know
And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds
Miss me - But let me go!

Submitted: Tuesday, November 29, 2005
Edited: Friday, June 04, 2010

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  • John Miller (7/13/2009 6:33:00 PM)

    Tamara, did you right this poem? I believe it was written by Betty Miller in Aug.2000. (Report) Reply

  • Nicki Waugh (2/13/2008 6:01:00 PM)

    This poem was read at my Grandmothers funeral a few weeks ago, it is beautiful, as was my Grandmother. (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (11/29/2005 3:59:00 PM)

    I agree Tamara, this is a beautiful poem and a lovely one to send someone on their way with. Thanks for putting it on PH. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

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