Uriah Hamilton

The Garden Of My Grave - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

As a small boy,
I would dig in the earth
With my father.
For him, it was a small garden
In the heart of the city
To raise tomatoes.
For myself,
I was always digging the grave
That I desired to be buried in.

Comments about The Garden Of My Grave by Uriah Hamilton

  • (3/31/2006 7:44:00 PM)

    Dear Uriah,

    This is a lovely but sad poem. The conciseness and clean lines make it easier for the reader to partake of the greater depths in the poem's heart.

    Good writing.

    Best, Hugh
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  • (3/31/2006 7:03:00 PM)

    What a sad poem Uriah. It really breaks my heart to think you've felt such sadness even as a young boy. Great write........heartwrenching though. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 31, 2006

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