ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Unsung - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

Dead heroes hold an honoured place
in histories of the human race.
But I am forced to wonder why
we only honour those who die.
To live and raise a family
would seem to me to be.
A much more worthwhile thing to do.
Just common folk like me and you.
Who in their quiet way contrive
to keep the human race alive.
The heroes leave behind their fame
But I pass on the family name
ensuring immortality
at least for some small part of me.


Comments about Unsung by ivor or ivor.e hogg

  • (10/24/2007 1:19:00 AM)

    ivor, I so agree....

    A beautiful poem, written by a man
    with a beautiful heart.

    Most excellet read....'I Enjoyed, Very Much'
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  • Ernestine Northover (6/18/2007 12:19:00 PM)

    What a lovely flowing poem this is. And I loved the subject matter too. Certainly a thought given forth here.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (6/18/2007 6:02:00 AM)

    has density of meaning..wonderful.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 18, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 13, 2011

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