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

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Forgotten

No name appears on my stone
there are no flowers strewn
grasses grows knee high
full of thorny brambles

How did this come to pass
that so soon I am forgotten
no longer in memories am I
no one tends to my grave

Yet but a few short years
have passed since my death
my name once on many lips
now only sighed by the wind
as it passes my resting place

Now, forsaken, forgotten
out of sight and out of mind
nothing now remains of me
just my crumbling bones
moulder away deep in the earth

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  1. Date: 7/4/2013 10:58:00 AM

    sad, and deep.......enjoyed............ LOVE* SKAT

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 5:16:00 AM

    Amazing poem.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 6/28/2013 6:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Colin nice of you to stop by Ty. Shadow x smiles
  1. Date: 6/28/2013 12:43:00 AM

    by the way, very nicely done. I sure enjoyed this.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 6/28/2013 6:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ty Andrea I really appreciate you taking time to read Shadow x smiles
  1. Date: 6/28/2013 12:42:00 AM

    Yes, it is awful to think that when all the people we ever knew well have passed on, we too will be forgotten. I guess only those that knew fame have the possibility to at least have their memory preserved and I suppose that is why we all want fame!!

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 6/28/2013 6:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Do you? I know I don't I prefer seclusion lol. Its those graves not in a graveyard one has to wonder about them Shadow x smiles
  1. Date: 6/27/2013 7:19:00 PM

    A powerful write Shadow, and an event that happens way to often, may the RIP and may we recall their loving deeds Love xxx

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 6/27/2013 7:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    well said Vienna ty for looking in Shadow x smiles
  1. Date: 6/27/2013 6:50:00 PM

    I really like this. The loneliness of a corpse is quite intriguing. Great work!

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 6/27/2013 7:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    April Ty nice of you to visit Shadow x smiles
  1. Date: 6/27/2013 5:05:00 PM

    Saving this one on my Fav's. Wow, Shadow I am blown away at this masterpiece you crafted. I can feel such sadness one would feel to see their grave forgotten by the descriptness of your words. Awesome. Hugs and love, Gail

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 6/27/2013 7:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    wow Gail Ty I am humbled by your comments Shadow x smiles