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Away

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I cannot say, and I will not say
That he is dead- . He is just away!

With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand
He has wandered into an unknown land,

And left us dreaming how very fair
It needs must be, since he lingers there.

And you- O you, who the wildest yearn

For the old-time step and the glad return- ,
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Friday, April 9, 2010
Topic(s) of this poem: death
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Lady Bryght 30 August 2019

RIP Tako and Sora, mild and gentle as you were brave.

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Gannet59 28 February 2019

No, the person is dead, deceased not gone away, denying death is not healthy nor helpful with mourning

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Thabani Khumalo 16 June 2015

I have a vision to write like this, only if god would bless me enough to.y

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