William Allingham
Donegal / Ireland
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A Gravestone

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Far from the churchyard dig his grave,
On some green mound beside the wave;
To westward, sea and sky alone,
And sunsets. Put a mossy stone,
With mortal name and date, a harp
And bunch of wild flowers, carven sharp;
Then leave it free to winds that blow,
And patient mosses creeping; slow,
And wandering wings, and footsteps rare
Of human creature pausing there.
Uwakwe Uchechukwu 01 March 2017
I love this poem.. Reminds me that each of us shall one day die.
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Scarlett Treat 19 March 2006
How fleeting our lives, and how peaceful our rest.
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M Asim Nehal 14 January 2017
Very true, we live to die and while alive search or peace.
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