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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.

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  1. Date: 1/8/2013 1:55:00 PM

    Carmen :-) your poem has been a wonderful write to find on the soups front page... '"Congratulations"" with your awesome featured poem of the week... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 9:04:00 AM

    Beautiful piece much enjoyed welcome to the soup!! :)- edwaard

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 12:23:00 PM

    Hi carmen and welcome to the soup, great work can't wait to see more, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 10:37:00 AM

    Hey Carmen ..... a very well written poem! Welcome to P-Soup, hope you will have a lot of fun to share your poems here with us. - Read and give comments and you will get back. - Always nice to get comments on your writing. - I wish you good luck with your poems and thoughts. - This little greeting comes from / / Anne-Lise :)

    Young Avatar Carmen Young Date: 12/11/2012 11:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you:) this is actually my first published piece...mostly i just keep my poetry locked away in my notebook. i guess this is just a way to ''get out there''