A poem I read in Saint Davids Cathedral in Wales

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A poem I read in Saint Davids Cathedral in Wales

Postby Cyrene » Wed Aug 17, 2011 10:53 pm

Remember
by Christina Rosetti

Remember me when I am gone away,
Gone far away into the silent land;
When you can no more hold me by the hand,
Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.
Remember me when no more day by day
You tell me of our future that you plann'd:
Only remember me; you understand
It will be late to counsel then or pray.
Yet if you should forget me for a while
And afterwards remember, do not grieve:
For if the darkness and corruption leave
A vestige of the thoughts that once I had,
Better by far you should forget and smile
Than that you should remember and be sad.
"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."
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