Charles Darnell

Rookie - 10 Points (01/19/1950 / St Martinsville, Louisiana)

Lay Me Down


In my long sleep.
Cover me with
The warmth of earth.
Grow sweet lilies
Where I lay
And remember
The good I did each day.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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