A Day To Remember Poem by Walterrean Salley

A Day To Remember

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Today should be remembered—
Not only for its 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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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Topic(s) of this poem: celebration,day,remembrance
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Malaya Roses 17 April 2011

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.

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Sabitha S Geethall 03 June 2011

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

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Joseph Anderson 05 May 2012

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

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Heather Wilson 05 June 2012

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

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Heather Wilkins 28 October 2014

today is unique there is no other like it nice poem

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Patricia Grantham 27 March 2013

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!

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Valsa George 03 September 2012

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

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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...

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Lawrence H 10 June 2012

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

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