Those three lines say alot, first of all we all want to leave a mark in this work make a footprint and be remembered for something (maybe I am just talking for myself here), but history is like the sea washing and cleansing/fading the past. Though if we walk a good path our children will follow our footprints.
A fantastic poem,
you have got me thinking, but I will stop before I start ranting
Lansing, MI USA