Jul28

Sutton Hoo Helmet
11 am, at Foster Hill Rd.

My name is no longer my own.
My name is directing people to the farthest room.
My name is a pig in Latin.
My name is forgettable … I seem to recall.
My name is not a number.
My name is 23 million results on Google.
My name is still written on the inside of my suit.
My name is mispelt in the directory.
My name is offensive in Swahili.
My name is waterlogged in the cards.
My name is shortened only for shortbread.
My name is Slimshady Oaks of Eastbourne.
My name is smudged on my toe-tag.
My name is starting the service.
My name is almost the same backwards.
My name is particular, like dust.
My name is creditable when forged.
My name is cried out in Jerusalem.
My name is going to be missed by the pigeons.
My name is neatly summed up in the eulogy.
My name is misheard by the Rector.
My name is a rumour in Bedford.
My name is now calligraphy on a headstone.

Antonio Vivaldi, Italian violinist and composer, died today in 1741.

The Sutton Hoo Helmet and other Anglo-Saxon artefacts are uncovered today in Sutton Hoo in Sussex, England, today in 1939.

One Comment Add yours

  1. eob2 says:

    What’s in a name?!, it’s what you leave behind.

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