Diana van den Berg

Veteran Poet - 1,347 Points (4 November 1945 / Durban, South Africa)

Hallowed Ground - Poem by Diana van den Berg

I will hold sacred
all of where you are buried
not just the bordered circle
around your tree and flowers
and border of grass.

I will water and cut the grass
outside your grave
under you
and love you

(30 July 2005)

Poet's Notes about The Poem

To my beloved horse, Flicka, who went to Heaven on 28 April 2002 when he was 37½.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 3, 2013

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