What are some poems about remembrance?


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One beautiful poem is "Remembrance" by Emily Brontë, in which the speaker remembers a loved one who has died. Another poem is "Remember" by Christina Rossetti. In this poem, the speaker hopes people will remember her when after she dies.

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Remembrance, loss, death and grief are themes found often in poetry, especially Romantic poetry. During the Romantic era of poetry, which spanned from the late 1700s to the late 1800s, poets focused on writing about human emotions rather than religious themes. Therefore, some of the most famous poems about memory are from this era. The theme of remembrance is still very common in modern poetry.

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