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Offline Janice Sanford

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My Regrets -poem
« on: July 18, 2011, 11:58:02 AM »
My Regrets

I regret every precious moment wasted in self-pity
I regret every unkind word that ever left me
I regret not using my life time more unselfishly
I regret the times I could have held a loved one
close but did not......
I regret not living my life with more heart
I regret many things done and said in yesteryear
I regret causing my loved ones' tears.

But most of all, I regret that I cannot go back
and make a lifetime of mistakes disappear.

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Offline Kowboy

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Re: My Regrets -poem
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2011, 10:03:09 PM »
I regret dropping out of college which is why I'm a 55-year-old Junior.

Offline Ranelagh

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Re: My Regrets -poem
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2011, 09:58:59 AM »
Janice - thanks for sharing this. Something to consider .... think about adding some solid and descriptive images to your poem. Have you heard that old writing adage, "Show don't tell?" I'd be interested to learn what your regret feels like, or looks like.

Offline Vienna

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Re: My Regrets -poem
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2011, 03:12:52 PM »
Je ne regret rien
Just a well-read punk peasant

Going to church makes you a christian as much as standing in a garage makes you a car!


Offline Janice Sanford

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Re: My Regrets -poem
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2011, 11:34:17 PM »
Janice - thanks for sharing this. Something to consider .... think about adding some solid and descriptive images to your poem. Have you heard that old writing adage, "Show don't tell?" I'd be interested to learn what your regret feels like, or looks like.

Sometimes regrets hurt to much to describe in detail the reasons for those regret.
My daughter lay dying on a country highway
As a police officer confronted me and threatened
me with jail if I didn't follow his orders...
I regret not being able to kneel down and hold my baby in my arms as she lay dying.
Sometimes we can regret the things we try so hard to forget.

Offline bowmore bill

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Re: My Regrets -poem
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2011, 06:04:07 PM »
Hi Janice, i really liked everything about this one
This should become an Anthem.
Very well done.