The Price Of Fame

THE PRICE OF FAME

This obscure scribbler
Would rather never

To have been (inaccurately,
of course) well known

Than to have (inevitably)
Been misremembered

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on November 18, 2012, in Poetry, Writing and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Yeah, Ben! Found it… Typical of you to turn it into a masterpiece:)

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  2. Let’s hope you one day become well known without being misremembered 🙂

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    • I’m afraid I have very little faith, based on my own experience and what I’ve read them saying, that “famous” people are known as they truly are, even in their lifetimes.

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