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Remember - Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti

Remember me when I am gone away,
Gone far away into the silent land;
When you can no more hold me by the hand,
Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.
Remember me when no more day by day
You tell me of our future that you plann'd:
Only remember me; you understand
It will be late to counsel then or pray.
Yet if you should forget me for a while
And afterwards remember, do not grieve:
For if the darkness and corruption leave
A vestige of the thoughts that once I had,
Better by far you should forget and smile
Than that you should remember and be sad.

Comments about Remember by Christina Georgina Rossetti

  • Rookie - 59 Points Ian Goodrich (7/26/2015 1:46:00 PM)

    This poem is one that I find nearly perfect. The poetic language is precise without being pedantic, the rhyme scheme is subtle and effective, and does not take away from the natural flow of the poem, but instead is something that one needs to be gently reminded of between the beauty of the words. The time phrasing and length of each line, pouring into the stanza is subtly attached enough to read not only as an individual line, but as a part of a sentence, which when coupled with rhyme and meter is a difficult task to obtain, much less master as effortlessly as Rossetti.
    But the true beauty in this poem is its ability to be read multiple times. While many poems are read like a wine, savored best in tastings with time to savor between consumptions, Rossetti's Remember reads like water, and I rarely find myself reading it less than once in a single sitting: however long it may be between sittings. The emotion behind the poem, its bittersweet evolution of phrases seem both hopefully and perilous, a fighting for optimism against inevitability. It shines like a human face, searching the dark corners for light, and finding it when it is not there.
    But perhaps the most beautiful part about this poem is that it is not overdone. Whereas other masters Angelou, Hughes, Kipling, Frost and Shakespeare are brought out constantly and reliably, Rossetti only sees the light of day when it is most perfectly appropriate. Like a favorite book, it is not overused, but never overlooked. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,497 Points Dedan Onyango (7/15/2015 1:23:00 PM)

    Do we take time to remember those salient moments that have characterised our lives? This poems echoes that, the power of remembrance. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie anisa balaj (6/30/2015 4:31:00 PM)

    So much this poem leaves you with a windy heart and a dancing soul... (Report) Reply

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Poems About Remember

  1. 1. Remember , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  2. 2. Some One , Walter de la Mare
  3. 3. Windy Nights , Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. 4. The Sea , James Reeves
  5. 5. Remembering , Patricia Kathleen Page
  6. 6. Something Told The Wild Geese , Rachel Field
  7. 7. Bedtime , Eleanor Farjeon
  8. 8. I Remember, I Remember , Thomas Hood
  9. 9. Do You Remember...Because I Do , Mariah Williams
  10. 10. To Remember The Fallen , Analissa Range
  11. 11. I Miss You , Anusha Subramanian
  12. 12. A Dying Brain , Mark R Slaughter
  13. 13. L'Horloge (The Clock) , Charles Baudelaire
  14. 14. Memorable , Alex F. Chavez
  15. 15. I Remember , kira kira
  16. 16. To My Babies....Happy Mothers Day Every .. , Lilac Wine
  17. 17. Remember Then And Now , Missy Lynn
  18. 18. Sweet Nicole (A Sweet But Faithless Lady) , Sean Joyce
  19. 19. Recollections , Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Nor ..
  20. 20. Freedom's Memorial , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  21. 21. Recall Of The Heart (A Song) , Bill Simmons
  22. 22. Let The Memorial Hill Remember , Yehuda Amichai
  23. 23. ! T H E R E M E M B R A N C E R S , Michael Shepherd
  24. 24. Baby I Live In Yesterday , Asif Andalib
  25. 25. Remember This Lack Of Conscience - 'For .. , Azriel Dreams
  26. 26. I Remember You , Chuks Kevin Nwaokolo
  27. 27. It Was August I Remember, I Remember Whe.. , Sean Joyce
  28. 28. Remember Me , mandy supergirl
  29. 29. Every Night Before I Retire To The Bed , Ali Sabry
  30. 30. Remember Me , Holly Heron
  31. 31. Moonlit Day , Matthew Jenkins
  32. 32. Memories , Rachel Baldwin
  33. 33. I Remember , catarina garcia
  34. 34. Things To Be Remembered , Seema Chowdhury
  35. 35. Remember Me , Lynzi Berner
  36. 36. .5. A New School , David Threadgold
  37. 37. I Remember , Lynn Garman
  38. 38. Remember Me Please , Raymond Valadez
  39. 39. Some Day I Won'T Remember , Tatianna Rei Moonshadow
  40. 40. Memorable , suchul Jin
  41. 41. Remember. , Peyton Boyer
  42. 42. (i Remember) , lavion bell
  43. 43. I Remember The Day, Dad , Vikram G. Aarella
  44. 44. Do You Remember? , James Grengs
  45. 45. Remember , Margot Wolfersberger
  46. 46. Remember , Ahmad Shiddiqi
  47. 47. Please Remember Me , Adam McKim
  48. 48. I Will Remeber.... , shiny shine
  49. 49. When We Was Young , Lauren White
  50. 50. .5. School Dinners , David Threadgold
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