A Name

December 11, 2008
By Samuel Reichman DIAMOND, Fairway, Kansas
Samuel Reichman DIAMOND, Fairway, Kansas
65 articles 5 photos 3 comments

What is a name?
A man?
A moment?
A remnant of pain?
A speck of dust
Torn from a cliff,
Embarking on a great journey,
Driven by If.
But now
The speck faces the greatest If of all:
How will its journey be remembered,
So great,
So tall?
Only a speck among a great dune
To be broken up and forgotten soon,
Asking itself:
What is my name?
My life?
A moment?
A remnant of pain?
Who knows how and where
Who will be remembered and who will care.
Legends have the man turn to myth,
And regular men are just dust in the cliff.


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on Dec. 12 2009 at 10:50 am
Samuel Reichman DIAMOND, Fairway, Kansas
65 articles 5 photos 3 comments
Thanks much :)

on Jun. 26 2009 at 1:20 am
Sophhema BRONZE, Richmond, Virginia
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wow, that was really good. thats got to be one of my favorite poems. amazing


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