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Requiem

Rating: 3.9
Under the wide and starry sky
Dig the grave and let me lie.
Glad did I live and gladly die,
And I laid me down with a will.

This be the verse you grave for me;
"Here he lies where he longed to be,
Home is the sailor, home from sea,
And the hunter home from the hill."
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Cindy 29 June 2019
Home From The HIll with Robert Mitchum. Great movie.
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Adeeb Alfateh 30 May 2019
great 10++++++++++++++//
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Adeeb Alfateh 30 May 2019
This be the verse you grave for me; " Here he lies where he longed to be, Home is the sailor, home from sea, And the hunter home from the hill." //beautiful
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CJ Osborne 23 May 2019
When responding to a post that used " sexed, " (I then used the first 3 letters; present tense) , it was changed to two asterisks. A site that cannot handle the common word for gender, when used as a reference to an original post, seems to be fearful of words.
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Linda Cross 22 May 2019
I can never read this poem without getting teary eyed.
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Frank Mayo 17 December 2018
I love this poem. I memorized when I was in High School and have never forgotten it!
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Angelita Garcia Alonzo 02 September 2018
Senator McCain was a man of honor whose sense of duty to country never wavered. He was a patriot
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Tom Schmitz 01 September 2018
John McCain is dead. Long live John McCain.
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Barbara Gray 01 September 2018
I admired John McCain and even though I am an Independent and Democrat at heart, I would have voted for him if he had kept Lieberman as his running mate. I knew Obama was young and could have waited 4 years (or maybe eight) in order to be elected.
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joanna bayles 30 August 2018
I am now watching the funeral of John McCain. This is the poem he read for his father and it will be read over him. Appropriate.
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