MEMORY POEMS

Among The Tombs
She is a lady fair and wise,
Her heart her counsel keeps,
And well she knows of time that flies
And tide that onward sweeps;
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Henry Newbolt

Among The Tombs
She is a lady fair and wise,
Her heart her counsel keeps,
And well she knows of time that flies
And tide that onward sweeps;
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Sir Henry Newbolt

Stanzas For Music: They Say That Hope Is Happiness
They say that Hope is happiness;
But genuine Love must prize the past,
And Memory wakes the thoughts that bless:
They rose the first--they set the last;
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George Gordon Byron

Memory
Is Memory most of miseries miserable,
Or the one flower of ease in bitterest hell?


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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Memory Of Sun
Memory of sun seeps from the heart.
Grass grows yellower.
Faintly if at all the early snowflakes
Hover, hover.
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Anna Akhmatova

The Sepulchre Of Memory
And where is truth? On tombs? for such to thee
Has been my heartâ??and thy dead memory
Has lain from childhood, many a changeful year,
Unchangingly preserved and buried there.
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

To flee from memory
1242

To flee from memory
Had we the Wings
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Emily Dickinson

When Memory is full
1266

When Memory is full
Put on the perfect Lid-
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Emily Dickinson

My Memory's Care
Sing not to me a song of beauty bright,
Nor festive scenes of dazzling light;
Nor of gorgeous pageant in palace hall
Begemmed with many a coronal;
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Owen Suffolk

Memory
O memory, thou fond deceiver,
Still importunate and vain,
To former joys recurring ever,
And turning all the past to pain:
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Oliver Goldsmith

Three Seasons
“A cup for hope!” she said,
In springtime ere the bloom was old:
The crimson wine was poor and cold
By her mouth's richer red.
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Christina Rossetti

Lady Fair
Lady fair, have we not met
In our lives elsewhere ?
Darkling in my mind to-night
Faint fair faces dare
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Francis Ledwidge

By Memory Inspired
By Memory inspired,
And love of country fired,
The deeds of men I love to dwell upon;
And the patriotic glow
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Anonymous

Absences
It's snowing this afternoon and there are no flowers.
There is only this sound of falling, quiet and remote,
Like the memory of scales descending the white keys
Of a childhood piano- outside the window, palms!
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Donald Justice

The Little Park Planted
The little park planted in memory of a boy
who fell in the war begins
to resemble him
as he was twenty eight years ago.
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Yehuda Amichai

Thec Lanes Of Memory
Adown the lanes of memory bloom all the flowers of yesteryear,
And looking back we smile to see life's bright red roses reappear,
The little sprigs of mignonette that smiled upon us as we passed,
The pansy and the violet, too sweet, we thought those days, to last.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Remorse - Is Memory - Awake -
Remorse - is Memory - awake -
Her Parties all astir -
A Presence of Departed Acts -
At window - and at Door -
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Emily Dickinson

Through those old Grounds of memory
1753

Through those old Grounds of memory,
The sauntering alone
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Emily Dickinson

Memory
Sweet memory, like a pleasing dream,
Still lends a dull and feeble ray;
For ages with her vestige teems,
When beauty's trace is worn away.
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George Moses Horton

Old Memory
O thought, fly to her when the end of day
Awakens an old memory, and say,
‘Your strength, that is so lofty and fierce and kind,
It might call up a new age, calling to mind
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William Butler Yeats

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