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A Garland Of Flowers
(01/01/1966 / BIRMINGHAM)

A Garland Of Flowers

Poem By ANDREW BLAKEMORE

A garland of flowers I carried for you,
To place on the grave where you always shall lie,
There under the shade of that old twisted yew,
So peaceful and calm and I try not to cry.

I look at the headstone that's so hard to read,
The letters have faded and been worn away,
Yet I do remember they're etched in my heart,
And I could recite every word it does say.

I stay and I talk of the time that has passed,
Of things that have happened and things I have done,
I feel you are with me the touch of your hand,
Caresses my soul like the warmth of the sun.

I blow you a kiss now and bid you farewell,
Yet I will return on the same day next year,
Again I will carry a garland of flowers,
I'll never forget you my love and my dear.

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The poem sings with inspiration and feeling of eternity.A beautiful one, thanks for sharing, Andrew. Best wishes. A.
Soulful elegy in the memory of someone you loved so passionately. CP
people we love and lose forever live in our heart. we are able to connect- very touching.10 Mamta
A Beautiful written piece of hand writting and poetry.
beautiful poem, , , , , , , , , , , ,


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