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But Not Forgotten

Rating: 3.7

I think, no matter where you stray,
That I shall go with you a way.
Though you may wander sweeter lands,
You will not soon forget my hands,
Nor yet the way I held my head,
Nor all the tremulous things I said.
You still will see me, small and white
And smiling, in the secret night,
And feel my arms about you when
The day comes fluttering back again.

I think, no matter where you be,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Edward Kofi Louis 13 July 2015

You will not soon forget my hands; with the muss of life and love. Nice work.

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John Richter 21 October 2014

Absolutely perfect in every way, each line only inviting zeal for the next... Big fan of Dorothy......

7 5 Reply

Perfect and profound. Comparison is the best form of flattery, as one is used as the 'standard' others need to measure up to. Great write as always.

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penguin4ever theyrox 06 December 2006

This is my fav poem..... read it, it would remind you about something.

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Gaurav Mittal 09 July 2007

An absolutely wonderful poem. I have really taken a strong liking to the poetry of Dorothy Parker.

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Nabakishore Dash 12 September 2021

Beautiful depiction of love in poem.

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Larry 20 August 2018

Same theme as Taylor Swift's Wildest Dreams.

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Sarabjeet 16 December 2017

Such a beautiful poem..

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Kaisar Sagoo 24 July 2016

amazing, wonderful remind sweet memories...

3 1 Reply
Jo Leo 17 September 2015

Beautiful! I really like this poem.

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