Chuck Audette

Rookie - 59 Points (Poetry Hell, Vermont)

Another Forgotten - Poem by Chuck Audette

don't know the date
are these bills all late?
can't seem to keep track
my memory's not back
from wherever it went
what'd i do? i repent!

reminders pour in
folks much chagrinned
appointments missed
meetings dissed
left the sprinkler on
my keys again gone
my wallet misplaced
but i'll see it someplace

a string on my finger?
does nothing but linger.
wrote on my hand -
didn't help as I planned..
even calls to myself
sadly don't help

so i write real quick
while the words still stick
but it's growing worse
this wretched curse
these amnesia blues
what can i do?
and why and who?
and, uhm..
What the heck...
was I... asking you?


Comments about Another Forgotten by Chuck Audette

  • Tracy Craighead (2/26/2016 1:18:00 AM)

    This is the ADHD talking. I lose everything, I have piles of mail...unopened. I ran over my cell phone because i left it on the bumper of my car. I am so happy that I am not alone. (Report)Reply

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  • Adeline Foster (2/28/2014 1:47:00 PM)

    Worth all the guffaws that are forthcoming. Read mine - Indebted -
    Adeline
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  • (8/9/2012 9:12:00 PM)

    Hahaha. Strangely, this seems to be a way of life lately. Thanks Chuck. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/16/2012 3:10:00 PM)

    lol...there is something beautiful and funny in this also the opposite, sad and sinister. my memories shot since i lost my sister and im terrible at loosing things, my car keys i dropped at the supermarket till today and didnt realise for several hours...im into triple checking now...thanks chuck for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • (10/8/2009 3:47:00 PM)

    haha enjoyed this poem and can relate to it too. I once left my keys in the front door lock all night! It's a wonder I didn't get burgled? Thank goodness I was lucky eh.

    Ruthie
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  • (1/6/2008 11:41:00 AM)

    LOL! Chuck, we all suffer from this amnesia on occasions. You've expressed it with wonderful wit, as always! Have a great Sunday! Beth (Report)Reply

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  • (4/17/2007 11:07:00 PM)

    Chuck,
    Too much truth involved here - - -
    and it doesn't matter what I say,
    if nobody is remembering - - -
    ... when are you sending me my money? :)

    B.V.A.
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  • (3/19/2007 4:59:00 PM)

    Remind me to keep an eye out for that Brian Dorn guy! ! Hey, I like this too. You're a wise, funny, honest and very talented poet. jim (Report)Reply

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  • (11/9/2006 11:49:00 AM)

    amnesia - the food of the gods! (isnt it?) (Report)Reply

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  • (11/2/2006 9:42:00 AM)

    Hey that was............er.............um...............you know................wasn't it?
    Ez
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  • (6/22/2006 11:36:00 AM)

    i liked this one very much...your name is charles...you have 114 poems on PH...before you forget about PH...poems...and my bills...just reminding (Report)Reply

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  • (6/14/2006 9:31:00 AM)

    Heh; D nice one.. Ummm did i say something? can't remember........................: P (Report)Reply

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  • Brian Dorn (5/5/2006 11:51:00 PM)

    You were asking me about that money I loaned you...
    Brian
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  • (3/26/2006 3:33:00 PM)

    I loved your funny poem! Right now I'm searching to find a list of things I musn't
    forget to do.
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  • (3/21/2006 6:13:00 PM)

    Haw haw hawww, I hear ya, Bud! (My preferred method: writing on my hand) . Well-written and expressed, very funny but also kind of sweet take on the effects of brain cell death! More. Esther : ] (Report)Reply

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  • (3/13/2006 4:42:00 PM)

    Oh yes, I know this feeling only too well Charles and you have portrayed it brilliantly.Love Duncan (Report)Reply

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  • (2/14/2006 3:57:00 PM)

    Yeah, I'm laughing, how can I not be? : -) Warmly, Gina. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/14/2006 3:21:00 PM)

    that poem made me smile. i needed it good job (Report)Reply

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  • (1/8/2006 5:05:00 PM)

    Very clever and witty. I like this take on what my grandmother likes to call 'senior moments'. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 20, 2007


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