Tuesday, April 22, 2008


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 planned:
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 thought that once I had,
Better by far you should forget and smile
Than that you should remember and be sad.

Christina Rossetti
English Poet
1830 - 1894

When I remember I mostly smile. I think this is a gift from God....for which I am very thankful.

My glass is always half full.

Sad is short-lived.

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