Lay A Garland On My Hearse Poem by Francis Beaumont

Lay A Garland On My Hearse

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Lay a garland on my hearse,
Of the dismal yew,
Maidens, willow branches bear,
Say I died true.
My love was false, but I was firm
From my hour of birth;
Upon my buried body lie
Lightly, gentle earth.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ruta Mohapatra 23 March 2019

' Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth. '........Beautiful lines!

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Bernard F. Asuncion 23 March 2019

One of the best poems of Francis Beaumont.......

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Edward Kofi Louis 23 March 2019

" My love was false, but i was firm" ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Mahtab Bangalee 24 March 2020

My love was false, but I was firm From my hour of birth; Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth. /// beautiful poem penned; superb

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Anil Kumar Panda 23 March 2020

A nice poem indeed. Loved reading it.

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Ruta Mohapatra 23 March 2020

Ah, spoken from the heart! A great poem of the day!

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Julia Luber 23 March 2019

Succinct poem about Death and being buried and the omnipresence of earth over him.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 23 March 2019

A great philosophical poem with spiritual mind set inked by a great poet, well deserved classic poem of the Day.

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