Treasure Island

Valsa George


My Epitaph


Below the vault of this moon lit sky
Make a grave and let me lie
In joy I lived and in joy I die
And wish to see no one cry

This you carve on the grave I lie
“Here is some one, though a small fry
Had a heart as big as a mountain high
Who with songs of love, every heart did tie”

Submitted: Monday, April 01, 2013

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  • Bri Edwards (4/24/2013 9:54:00 PM)

    i like it. i like rhyming and i like someone not afraid to think of or speak of their upcoming death. and you sound like a person i would like to know. thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (4/12/2013 5:40:00 AM)

    wat a beautiful and touchy poem........hats off to your imagination which is wide n mountain high! ...may u live long n compose such beautiful endless poems for us to read n express! (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (4/7/2013 10:25:00 AM)

    Beautiful, so beautifully written.
    Want to join the others in expressing my wish that you have enough time to write a million more poems before you need an epitaph (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (4/6/2013 4:37:00 AM)

    A perfectly composed Epitaph - very forward thinking of you (we very much hope) . (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (4/5/2013 3:59:00 AM)

    Your Epitaph- -surely to be written after many many years - -has been so well composed by the poet in you with a mono rhyme to captivate one's heart! So many great people have written their own epitaphs but this one tops the list! The last two lines are exceptionally true with pulchritude! (Report) Reply

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