The theme of this poem is that death is peaceful although it can be rather lonely. After death people need to learn to accept death of their loved one as they become only a memory. The
EXAMPLES OF THEME:
- "She thought no more worth her hate, and cares is not where you lie." This means the persona has been laid to rest and although he is at peace, he is alone and forgotten.
- "I am sorry but I quite forgot it was your resting place" This shows the theme because the persona is saying that they forgot that this was where the person was dead.