Here Lies...

Here Lies...

A Poem by Divyendu Nair

Here lies…..

Hear me out! this one wish of mine
to die under a lonely tree,
the only tree in a meadow unknown.
I’ll lie on my back on the green mossy sheet
and sink into the depths of earthly bliss.
My soul would love to escape 
through my eyes -  so I won’t close 'em as I die.
The falling flowers and leaves
of the dear tree would cover me.
Keep no headstone , no record - none
at least leave me alone in eternity!
Let no man come to my grave
in search of a lost name…
“Here lies…”  nothing  but a handful of clay!

© 2019 Divyendu Nair


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One who wishes to be forgotten under a lonely tree, I’m only compelled to ask, why?. Why would a beautifully created creature seek such fate

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Thanks for the review and your interest in my poem, Quill! The poem sprang forth from desperation t.. read more

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Added on November 23, 2019
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Tags: death, nature, soul, grave