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You Live In Me

I shall live in your legend to make
A new spirit now wholly begotten;
For in death, your memory will not forsake
Those words in my soul that are not forgotten.
Your face glows immortal in my heart to save
Even me, for I go too where all must die;
When I would sleep alone in a silent grave
With my love entombed, there you lie.
Your memory will be my triumphant verse
Which my mind has not created yet to read;
And a voice will sing of you to rehearse
Words of praise when the world must heed.
In me you live by the touch of my pen
And I breathe in you through the mouths of men.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 6/27/2012 7:31:00 PM
A sonnet, methinks! '...and I breathe in you through the mouths of men' is a perfect phrase to conclude this stylish verse. Luv, Keith :)
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Date: 4/8/2012 1:46:00 AM
While the entire work is good, the last two lines rise to a level of genius. Exceptional writing! - Chuck
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Date: 3/16/2012 9:06:00 AM
This poem is quite complex in its way, Liz. I think you show a distinct style in this one. Love, daver
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Date: 2/12/2012 3:15:00 AM
LIZ..,, stopping by to wish you a SWEET VALENTINE.. AND A WONDERFUL , congratulations... ON your wonderful win In this awesome contest. Enjoyed ;-) . have yourself a wonderful valentines. @lways & @lways *xox~PD
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Date: 2/7/2012 8:41:00 AM
Congratulations to you on your win in Debbie Guzzi 's "Change for the Meter" contest Elizabeth. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/5/2012 3:59:00 PM
Beautiful poem, Elizabeth. Congratulations on your HM. Maureen
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Date: 2/5/2012 3:51:00 PM
Congrats Lizzie on your H M in Debbie's contest..)
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Date: 2/5/2012 10:56:00 AM
Elizabeth congrats on your win..David
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Date: 2/5/2012 8:17:00 AM
I really liked this Elizabeth. Nice sentiment. Congratulations
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Date: 1/21/2012 10:40:00 AM
Okies my Liz yes the general category is RHYME but you know it is a SONNET make a note at the bottom to say what meter you are trying..I will assume it's iambic IF you get 10 syllables per line we can try for iambic [meaning 2 feet per measure unstress/STRESS] & 5 of those is Iambic pentameter. [or drop to 8 syllables and we will have iambic tetrameter]
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Date: 1/4/2012 3:36:00 PM
thought provoking. that my words for someone in my past still has an impact in the world.
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Date: 12/7/2011 7:03:00 AM
very beautiful is your poem,,,and it comes from a even more beautiful heart,,,i so enjoyed this write,,a timeless creation,,of forever....
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Date: 12/1/2011 8:41:00 PM
kinda! john
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Date: 10/28/2011 5:59:00 PM
* “Hello Again My Dear Sweet Elizabeth * I Feel As Though I Have Been Here Before, Yet * From What My Amazed Eyes Have Thus Beheld Amid Your Beauties Fabulous Poetry * I Say Yessss, Your Glittering Pen Could Bless Any Soul With Its Sparkling Light * As to Lie Down Aside Your Splendours As You Rest * What A Joy It Would Be Knowing That One Shall Awaken Unto Your Beautiful Smile * Thank You for Your Treasured Visit * Red Rubies * Luv * Sarah.” *
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Date: 10/24/2011 11:56:00 AM
A heartfelt poem by you Elizabeth.Congratulations on your win.Thanks for your congratulatory message at my page.
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Date: 10/24/2011 10:41:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Tracie's "Everyone Knows" contest Elizabeth. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/22/2011 8:40:00 PM
Congrats elizabeth on a wonderful top ten sweet success in this contest with elegant poetry so awesome luv.. so happy we are all back luv..
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Date: 10/22/2011 1:07:00 PM
Congrats on a wonderful, sad poem.... George
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Date: 10/22/2011 1:03:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Liz. Nice going. xxxRalph
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Date: 10/22/2011 12:48:00 PM
Enjoyed this Elizabeth. Congratulations on your win
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Date: 10/10/2011 10:51:00 PM
when Jesus was trying to make it to the sick child and she died before he got there all said anyway, the child is dead, she is dead!... no said our Master, she is just asleep., crying, she is dead.... No, I tell you the child is sleeping and he raised her from the dead. Forgive me, I would walk with John and talk to him some before I die, I believe this is the most beautiful truth I have ever read in my life lady girl. Lucinda "Cindy" Lu Cayton re: Journey (Cindy works well.)
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Date: 10/9/2011 8:08:00 AM
Straight up massive. Damn!
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Date: 10/9/2011 7:57:00 AM
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Date: 10/8/2011 9:20:00 AM
This is magnificent stuff, and touches the heart well. Another master piece.
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Date: 10/7/2011 9:53:00 PM
A flowing tribute that inspires and touches the heart. A triumphant expression of a living memory and entwined souls. Beautiful stuff Elizabeth.
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