Walterrean Salley

Silver Star - 3,200 Points (Savannah, Ga)

A Day to Remember Poem by Walterrean Salley


Today should be remembered—
Not only for it’s feat,
But there’s no other like it;
And thus, it is unique.

It’s not for sounding trumpets.
Or neon flashing signs.
Nor for famed inaugurals,
Or parades of great design.

Today has it’s own style,
And goes at its own pace.
Would it win a banner
Were it in a race?

Perhaps not. But it's not
For great numbers—
But for its place in history,
Today should be remembered.
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Submitted: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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  • Gold Star - 9,741 Points Heather Wilkins (10/28/2014 12:59:00 PM)

    today is unique there is no other like it nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,373 Points Patricia Grantham (3/27/2013 1:15:00 PM)

    A great poem, I truly enjoyed it. We should try and live each day as if
    it were our last. What we have done (past) . What we are doing (present) .
    What we are about to do (future) . Appreciate this well written work! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,313 Points Valsa George (9/3/2012 4:35:00 AM)

    Today is the only reality....among dead yesterdays and unborn tomorrows! ! So today alone counts! A great poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 30,190 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (7/22/2012 9:15:00 PM)

    nice poem and i understood.. lovely poem with large meaning...10

    matter of honor and pride
    that no one can hide
    its implications are wide
    it is for us to decide... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 4 Points Lawrence H (6/10/2012 1:33:00 AM)

    good poem to write about a day to remember or a memorial day to honour those who gone before us. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Heather Wilson (6/5/2012 12:51:00 PM)

    A nice write. Every day is special never to return, such a thoughtful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 287 Points Joseph Anderson (5/5/2012 2:22:00 PM)

    Your simplistic style, with great brevity and your depth of thought make this a treasure (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sabitha S Geethall (6/3/2011 2:23:00 AM)

    a simple poem, beautifully reminds d value of an ordinary day in life, that it's also extra ordinary..thank u. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 44 Points Malaya Roses (4/17/2011 5:12:00 AM)

    Everyday must be remembered for its own stand. Very impressive poem with such solid idea about the importance of each day in our life.
    Thanks for remind me about the value of a day. (Report) Reply

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