Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE FORGOTTEN GRAVE, by EMILY DICKINSON



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First Line: After a hundred years / nobody knows the place
Last Line: Dropped by memory.
Subject(s): Death; Memory; Dead, The


After a hundred years
Nobody knows the place, --
Agony, that enacted there,
Motionless as peace.
Weeds triumphant ranged,
Strangers strolled and spelled
At the lone orthography
Of the elder dead.
Winds of summer fields
Recollect the way, --
Instinct picking up the key
Dropped by memory.




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