Whispers from the Past.....
That which is not written is lost forever...

Strangers In The Box


Come, look with me inside this drawer, in this box I've often seen.
At the pictures, black and white, faces proud, still, serene.
I wish I knew the people, these strangers in the box.
Their names and all their memories are lost among my socks.

I wonder what their lives were like, how did they spend their days?
What about their special times? I'll never know their ways.
If only someone had taken time to tell who, what, where, or when,
These faces of my heritage would come to life again.

Could this become the fate of the pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories someday to be tossed away?
Make time to save your pictures, seize the opportunity when it knocks,
Or someday you and yours could be The Strangers in the Box.

© 1997, Pamela A. Harazim. All Rights Reserved.

Photographs from the trunk of Susan Adeline Parks Grantham

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Unknown Male Estey Winford Grantham son of Monroe Mathias Grantham Unknown Male
#1 Estey Winford Grantham
son of Monroe Mathias Grantham
#3
Unknown Baby Alvin Franklin & Maggie Belle Grantham<br>children of Hillard Ciscero Grantham Unknown Woman and Baby
#4 Alvin Franklin Grantham & Maggie Belle Grantham
children of Hillard Ciscero Grantham
#6
Unknown Women Unknown Man Unknown Couple
#7 #8 #9
Bill Ponder The Parks Sisters Clarence Sims
Bill Ponder The Parks Sisters Clarence Sims
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