Lola Sanchez

Rookie - 237 Points (24/04/1988 / Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa)

Nothing Very, Very Extraordinary - Poem by Lola Sanchez

I am not evil, I am not good
I am not a rebel
but neither do I conform
I do not go out to please
nor to discomfort

Maybe I am just here-
I do not stand out
I have no wonder-colour eyes
or shimmer-shine hair...
just part of the crowd

Medium is the word for me
Not above average nor below
I do not lead nor do I follow

At first glance no one looks twice
in a crowd no one stops to stare
If my place is emptied

will it go by unnoticed?

Am I born to live to die
to be forgotten?
Will I go down in history as
'who is she? '

Or will my name be past on
by generations?
Then again maybe not,
for I am
just part of the crowd

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Comments about Nothing Very, Very Extraordinary by Lola Sanchez

  • Drtony Brahmin (11/12/2018 7:28:00 AM)

    Medium is the word for me
    Not above average nor below
    I do not lead nor do I follow.....i am just a part of the crowd......... but i think poets stand out in the soceity.... they will be known for what they stood. their ideas will be praised by the generations to come. thank u dear poet. tony
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  • rajagopal haran (11/7/2007 4:28:00 AM)

    extraordinary poem which by itself will proclaim to the world about Lola as a great writer (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 9, 2011


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