The Life That I Have

The life that I have
Is all that I have
And the life that I have
Is yours

The love that I have
Of the life that I have
Is yours and yours and yours.

A sleep I shall have
A rest I shall have
Yet death will be but a pause
For the peace of my years
In the long green grass
Will be yours and yours and yours.

by Leo Marks

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Defines true love.
The words came to me trying to drift off to sleep. I, do not know where it came from
Gives me contentment its breathtaking and so so thankful for what i have
Haunting and heart-rending
I remember this poem from the film Carve Her Name With Pride staring Viginia McKenna a. True story made in 1958 about a woman soldier held prisoner and tortured and died in WW2 by Nazis in concentration camp. It was Heart Breaking and I need forgot this poem from that film
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