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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Memories

Oft I remember those I have known
In other days, to whom my heart was lead
As by a magnet, and who are not dead,
But absent, and their memories overgrown
With other thoughts and troubles of my own,
As graves with grasses are, and at their head
The stone with moss and lichens so o'er spread,
Nothing is legible but the name alone.
And is it so with them? After long years.
Do they remember me in the same way,
And is the memory pleasant as to me?
I fear to ask; yet wherefore are my fears?
Pleasures, like flowers, may wither and decay,
And yet the root perennial may be. 

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Poet: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poem: Memories
Volume: In the Harbor

Comment 2 of 2, added on December 29th, 2005 at 10:56 AM.

good peom! there is this one i found in a graduation yearbook and it was really good but i dont rememeber the name!! so im trying to find it.

Morgan from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on October 26th, 2005 at 1:53 PM.

Can I find more poems like this

Terisa from United States

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