THE morning sunlight shining in at a badly curtained window; a clumsy wooden bed, with big twisted posts that reached to the ceiling; on one side of the bed, my mother's welcome face; on the other side, an elderly gentleman unremembered
by me at that moment--such were the objects that presented themselves to my view, when I first consciously returned to the world that we live in.
Not entirely unremembered
in Alaskan annals is the summer stampede of 1898 from Fort Yukon to the bench diggings of Tarwater Hill.
Who knows in how many unremembered
nations' literatures this has been the Castalian Fountain?
An incomprehensible resemblance to some unremembered
voice in the niece; an unintelligible malady which kept the aunt secluded from public view; an extraordinary range of scientific cultivation in the uncle, associated with a coarseness and audacity of manner which by no means suggested the idea of a man engaged in studious pursuits -- were the members of this small family of three what they seemed on the surface of them?
For she was intent on another visioning--this time of her mother, who was also unremembered
in the flesh.
Vincent Millay's "What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, and Where, and Why (Sonnet XLIII)":"What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,I have forgotten, and what arms have lainUnder my head till morning but the rainIs full of ghosts tonight,that tap and sighUpon the glass and listen for reply,And in my heart there stirs a quiet painFor unremembered
lads that not againWill turn to me at midnight with a cry.
I had no epiphany, no singular revelation, no moment of truth, but a steady accumulation of a thousand slights, a thousand indignities and a thousand unremembered
moments produced in me an anger, a rebelliousness, a desire to fight the system that imprisoned my people.
Let him run and hide, lest he remind us of things best left unremembered
As a result of the Heritage Society's latest sterling venture, he will go unremembered
Each entry tells a different tale or observation of the Outlaw's life in the Unremembered
Realms, with plenty of winks and nods to the role playing game community to boot.
These wars that caused the deaths of unremembered
millions did not keep records of the numbers lost.
So even as I hope that those who claim to be pan-Africanists in South Africa will find a way to restore Sobukwe's office so it's a place that future generations can learn about this man who is all but forgotten by many in his country, I hope too we can begin to resurrect the memories of all the unremembered
liberation greats across pan-Africa.