Remember

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.



5 thoughts on “Remember” by jimmyjunk (@JIMMYJUNK)

  1. Not bad…
    But how much the memory of those gone can linger is the question. Because, it’s natural to forget and move on with life. Time is all that is required.

    Nice write

    1. hope my next piece wud satisfy you better

  2. Beautiful. I call me unsophisticated, but I only love poetry that rhymes ☺

    1. my job is to satisfy you

  3. @JIMMYJUNK. This piece just bought back old memories both good and bad, nice one.

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