If we crossed paths would you know me?
Do you rememberr what I look like?
I will never forget your face,
It is edged into my memory.
Do you remember my name?
I will never forget yours, as you will forever remain a part of my history.
Do you remember the sound of my voice?
The cries asking for your empathy.
I will always remember the conversations we had;
Inside making me feel empty.
When talking about what happened,
I am asked, how come I’m not angry.
For sometimes I am angry, even sad I might be,
Especially since it’s the 18th anniversary.
Do you remember,
18 I was at the time,
Losing out on newly found independence, experiences, and opportunity.
With time passing, I have been blind for as long as I could see.
I will always remember.
I will keep moving forward because for every obstacle, every trial,
I know I have great things stored in my Destiny.
Even if you don’t remember and I always will,
I will continue to gain strength from my family and friends, but most importantly, God the Almighty.