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Below is the poem entitled Cemetery which was written by poet Laura Hassell. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Stones are carved 
Shaped into endless hills upon hills
The narrow pathways divide and
Wind like veins
Emptied of blood 

There are no trees
No life that springs from happy soils
Except memories clung desperately to loved ones
Else they are forgotten

Who are we but our memories?
Without them we are a nameless grave

We will all end here.

Copyright © Laura Hassell

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  1. Date: 5/23/2011 2:13:00 AM
    Nice depth in the poetry.Sort of a mystical claim. Fredjeev

  1. Date: 5/17/2011 11:19:00 AM
    I am so pleased to have had the pleasure to read your wonderful poetry this afternoon Laura. Thank you for sharing it with us. Hoping you have a week filled with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/17/2011 6:58:00 AM
    Aiming to leave a legacy that few may ever remember. Deep. Excellent!

  1. Date: 5/17/2011 4:07:00 AM
    nice poem it gave me emotion

  1. Date: 5/17/2011 3:38:00 AM
    Sad but true. Most of us will fade into obscurity when our families have also gone.