My Name

December 17, 2008
By Nathan Banks, Greensboro, GA

My name is unimportant, apparently
I'm a faded picture which you don't see
My name is pointless, you know why
I'm a background character just walking by
My name is faded, from years of disuse
I'm lost in a sea full of old news
M name is unknon, in the masses of the hallway
Just living my life as a shadow day by day
My name is lost waiting to be found
My name is a whisper, an echo of a sound


The author's comments:
My name is Nathan Banks I wrote this on a day when I felt particularly alone and then I saw one of those "My Name Is" name tags and got inspired. This poem is about being unnoticed and feeling alone when you want to be known it was really theraputic to write this.

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justice said...
on Jan. 3 2009 at 5:34 am
I like your message, and I understand it. Correct the typo and add more emotions...get deeper.


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