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Flowers, Dear Flowers, Farewell!

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'We are sending you, dear flowers,
Forth alone to die,
Where your gentle sisters may not weep
O'er the cold graves where you lie;
But you go to bring them fadeless life
In the bright homes where they dwell,
And you softly smile that 't is so,
As we sadly sing farewell.

O plead with gentle words for us,
And whisper tenderly
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COMMENTS
Aileen Figueroa 13 August 2015
It so sad, yet so beautiful. Louisa May Alcott. I will have to look up more of her work. I will think of this poem all day today. I hope I can write like this one day.
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William Fc Smyth 22 April 2011
Great poem. Down to earth! ! I am not a poet but I am enjoying reading a lot on this site! I found your work to be excellent and Mike Monahan's work is outstanding. Regards WC
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