GAYLE ANNE GOFF

(12 15 51 / MISHAWAKA-SOUTH BEND HOME OF NOTRE DAME AND SAINT MARY'S)

WHEN ITS MY MY TIME TO LIE DOWN


When its my time to lay down and rest
no box do I want to lay please dry your
tears my family dear I wont stay gone
for long, I'll come to you each year I'll
I'll come to you in my favorite time
of year and place

Look for me when the trees and houses
look like a white frosted wedding cake
look for me in that first Christmas Snow.
Each year you'll know its me I'll be that
first Christmas wind that blows upon
your face.

Remember this is my favorite time
and place look out on Christmas
night and I'll be in your sight.
see the glimmer upon the new
Christmas snow it will be me
smiling back to you,

Lay down and make Christmas
Snow Angels for then I'll be able
to touch you for you I love so much..

I'll be back next year at the same
time.

GAYLE ANNE GOFF
DECEMBER 2008

Submitted: Monday, December 15, 2008
Edited: Thursday, January 29, 2009

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (WHEN ITS MY MY TIME TO LIE DOWN by GAYLE ANNE GOFF )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Daddy are you, Harold R Hunt Sr
  2. My Parent's Beliefs Stink, Mr. Nobody
  3. As the summer ends., Harold R Hunt Sr
  4. Never say goodbye., Harold R Hunt Sr
  5. The Bridge From The Other Side, Is It Poetry
  6. Car Wars, Harold R Hunt Sr
  7. Rumor has it., Harold R Hunt Sr
  8. When the angels come, Harold R Hunt Sr
  9. No more bullets, Harold R Hunt Sr
  10. Memories, Yovanni Emmanuel

Poem of the Day

poet Joyce Kilmer

(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)

Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Are you errant strands of Lady Mary's hair?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]