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Remember Him When
by Sandy Knauer

Wednesday, September 21, 2005
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Who remembers him when?

Remember Him When


 


Who stole his smile, leaving nothing in its wake?


What stroke of adversity curved his shoulders?


How many tears must he have swallowed


to develop that bubble in his throat?


 


Who remembers him when?


 


When did the twinkle become a tear?


The shuffle replace his stride?


How many did it take to subdue his heart,


and ice the fires left behind?


 


Do they remember him when?


 


Does anyone relish the words he spoke?


Will they carry his wisdom forward?


Will the world mourn his absence,


or callously cast off the burden?


 


Will anyone remember him when?


 


Sandy Knauer


 

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Reviewed by Mary Lynn Plaisance 12/29/2005
Powerful. I agree with Tinka.... No answers. Great write~~~!!!

Mary Lynn Plaisance
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/21/2005
More questions than answers!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Huda Orfali 9/21/2005
So sad, Sandy, a scared vision
wonderful poem
thanks for sharing
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/21/2005
Oh Sandy so many questions and very few answers and as I age and my health issues increase I find too often I am asking myself these same questions. Yes I know I will leave behind loved ones but sometimes a man (or woman) aspires to leave behind more perhaps for their loved ones to admire...who knows. I wonder too...

Felix






Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 9/21/2005

Esoteric questions for those who comply with the dictation of
the rulers of the minds that live in slaveyards named "freedom";
A symbolistical composition on the ontological and teleological
thoughts.

I have enjoyed the reading of "Remember Him When".

Thank You, Poet!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
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