Forgotten

Forgotten short poem

Uploaded by Brian Dempsey


I have looked in vain,
but my name is not listed
among the “great” names of history.

My heart skips when I learn
a distant relative was
a name that others will recognize.

But the generations between
are all forgotten names and
long forgotten people.

What a cold, sad thought
that not a person in the world
thought about them once today,
except me.

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Aloke
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A beautiful passionate poem. Kudos.

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