Author Topic: Christina Rossetti, Remember  (Read 950 times)


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Christina Rossetti, Remember
« on: 30 Jul, 2008, 10:55:34 »
Christina Rossetti, Remember

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.

« Last Edit: 31 May, 2011, 12:30:43 by Frederique »
At last, I have peace.


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Re: Christina Rossetti - Remember
« Reply #1 on: 30 Jul, 2008, 15:23:00 »
Sometimes, it is useful to remember things or moments though it maybe sad for us...