by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950)

Heap not on this mound
Language: English 
Heap not on this mound
  Roses that she loved so well;
Why bewilder her with roses,
  That she cannot see or smell ?
She is happy where she lies
With the dust upon her eyes.

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This text was added to the website: 2004-06-04
Line count: 6
Word count: 35