Quote of the Week

Mother and me in 1977.

“They are all gone into the world of light,
And I alone sit lingering here;
Their very memory is fair and bright,
And my sad thoughts doth clear.”

“They Are All Gone” Stanza 1.

Henry Vaughan [1622-1695]

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations.
Published by Little, Brown and Company 1955. Page 272.

To read the full poem: Poetry Foundation.


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