Making a dent in this world

People often tell me
That in this world
In our short lives
We must make a dent to be remembered by. 

But what is a dent?
What qualifies?
What hole can we dig
That means we must be more memorable than others?

Some people can
Talk around a crowd
Write a book that changes lives
Sings a song that sticks into hearts and souls 

But others- others
Live every day
They get out of bed
And go to school, work and survive 

That makes them
No less memorable
It does not mean
They should be forgotten more than others. 

Some dents are
Make worldwide
Covering countries and
Rivers and oceans and history 

But others-
important ones
Are invisible.
Because they are only seen by those that need them.   

People often tell me
That in this world
In our short lives
We must make a dent to be remembered by. 

And what I want to tell them is:
I don’t care if anyone can see what I achieve- as long as I remember my own small achievements.

The End

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