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Come Not When I Am Dead

Rating: 2.8

Come not, when I am dead,
To drop thy foolish tears upon my grave,
To trample round my fallen head,
And vex the unhappy dust thou wouldst not save.
There let the wind sweep and the plover cry;
But thou, go by.

Child, if it were thine error or thy crime
I care no longer, being all unblest:
Wed whom thou wilt, but I am sick of Time,
And I desire to rest.
Pass on, weak heart, and leave to where I lie:
Go by, go by.

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Melikhaya Zagagana 25 October 2014

'' Come not, when I'm dead, to drop thy foolish tears upon my grave.'' I hope i will reach his maturity before his age. He is a marvel to read.

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Radhika Rao Gupta 22 January 2018

Yes, he is... I just re-read The Brook by him- a sheer delight!

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