Valsa George


My Epitaph


Below the vault of this moon lit sky
Make a grave and let me lie
In joy I lived and in joy I die
And wish to see no one cry

This you carve on the grave I lie
“Here is some one, though a small fry
Had a heart as big as a mountain high
Who with songs of love, every heart did tie”

Submitted: Monday, April 01, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 15,316 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (12/14/2014 5:05:00 AM)

    Succinct yet full of insights and penned so beautifully.....Valsa......great write with wonderful lines....10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,586 Points Bri Edwards (4/24/2013 9:54:00 PM)

    i like it. i like rhyming and i like someone not afraid to think of or speak of their upcoming death. and you sound like a person i would like to know. thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (4/15/2013 7:42:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem beautifully written. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 607 Points Kavya . (4/12/2013 5:40:00 AM)

    wat a beautiful and touchy poem........hats off to your imagination which is wide n mountain high! ...may u live long n compose such beautiful endless poems for us to read n express! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 603 Points Shahzia Batool (4/8/2013 9:48:00 AM)

    May you live long with a heart so happy and mountain high... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,106 Points Hans Vr (4/7/2013 10:25:00 AM)

    Beautiful, so beautifully written.
    Want to join the others in expressing my wish that you have enough time to write a million more poems before you need an epitaph (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,112 Points Diane Hine (4/6/2013 4:37:00 AM)

    A perfectly composed Epitaph - very forward thinking of you (we very much hope) . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 429 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (4/5/2013 3:59:00 AM)

    Your Epitaph- -surely to be written after many many years - -has been so well composed by the poet in you with a mono rhyme to captivate one's heart! So many great people have written their own epitaphs but this one tops the list! The last two lines are exceptionally true with pulchritude! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,076 Points Valerie Dohren (4/3/2013 5:47:00 PM)

    I'm sure you are not a small fry Valsa - lovely little poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Www.poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 Search 2 (4/2/2013 1:31:00 AM)

    Beautiful epitaph and your words are genuinely true...
    May it be inscribed so after 45-50 years from now. (Report) Reply

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