I Always Wonder

Source

I always wonder

if you remember me.


I hear of you

from time to time

words of others

who care to wonder

if I will stop and ask

of how you are.


I saw you a time or two

made sure to walk

the other way

get lost within

the crowded street.


Someone asked

if I heard the news

about what had happened

I dismissed it lightly

and went on my way.


Another told me

of this or that

but what did I have

to say about it

not much

everything was so long ago.


Sometimes I think

of if you know

anything of what

is in my world.


I forever ignore

all talk and questions

dismiss nothings

as I solider on.


Proud nature

prevents thinking of

knowing if

you've heard the latest.


Yet, I always wonder

if you remember me.

© 2013 truthfornow

More by this Author


Comments 19 comments

billybuc profile image

billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

I suspect we all have someone in our past that we think of that way. You captured it perfectly. Well done!


Faith Reaper profile image

Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Very interesting poetry here, pondering about whether one is remembered. I am always very surprised when I find out that someone from way back when even remembers me, for I was such a very shy person when I was so young and never thought that anyone remembered a thing about me, but to my surprise they do. And I am always surprised by such.

Up and sharing

Blessings,

Faith Reaper


truthfornow profile image

truthfornow 3 years ago from New Orleans, LA Author

I think we all have someone we hope remembers us.


Jodah profile image

Jodah 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

I think most of us can relate. I have a lot of people I think of now and then, wonder how their lives have gone. But don't even know if they remember me. Good poem voted up.


janetwrites profile image

janetwrites 3 years ago from Georgia country

Beautiful poetry! I often wonder if certain people I met in the past still remember me.


barbat79 profile image

barbat79 3 years ago from Connnecticut

nice !!!... and most all can relate to this. Interesting read! Thank you for your poem.


CraftytotheCore profile image

CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

What a beautiful poem! I felt like I was walking those steps myself. Perfectly done.


dghbrh profile image

dghbrh 3 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

A beautifully done work. Loved reading this. Its a wonderful thing to be remembered by one you expect you to. Sharing and votes up interesting.


moonlake profile image

moonlake 3 years ago from America

Love this. We all wonder don't we? Voted up.


JPSO138 profile image

JPSO138 3 years ago from Cebu, Philippines, International

Great job on this. It does make me think if someone does remember me.


FlourishAnyway profile image

FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

This is perfect. We all have that someone, and you have captured the nature of them perfectly here.


sallybea profile image

sallybea 3 years ago from Norfolk

truthfornow That is lovely - it makes one feel nostalgic - I hope that there are some who remember me for I certainly remember many of them.


teaches12345 profile image

teaches12345 3 years ago

There are few people that I wonder about: where are they, what they are doing with their life, etc., and it would be nice to know the answer. Very nicely put in this poem.


DDE profile image

DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

I Always Wonder it is good to wonder about certain things in life the wondering effect never goes away


Suzanne Day profile image

Suzanne Day 3 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

I often wonder if people remember me, but it seems like I remember them more. Maybe it's because I am a poet? Voted awesome.


aviannovice profile image

aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Most of us tend to leave a mark on those that care about us. If we disappear for a while, an empty space is left there in its place.


tobusiness profile image

tobusiness 2 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Every now and then a face from the past pops into my mind and I wonder why we lost touch and if they remember me. I guess we all have our different paths to follow, but now and then the roads converge and we cross each other's path once more.

Loved this!


Bk42author profile image

Bk42author 2 years ago from New York

Love this poem. I can completely relate. There are a few people that were once in my life that, although for good reasons I am not incontact with them anymore, I still wonder about them from time to time. Voted up!


Shyron E Shenko profile image

Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago

Marie, this is awesome, beautiful and interesting and voted that way. I can relate to this in so many ways.

Voted up, UABI, and shared.

Blessings

Shyron

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working