When I Was Twenty Five...

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

Remembering

When I was 25, I thought I was so mature,

When I was 30, I thought that even more.

 

When I was 35, I got my head bashed in in a car wreck.

When I was 40, I was lost, and not sure of anything.

 

When I was 45, I took stock of all I had to show for my life.

When I was 50, I was still messed up, and felt the end coming on.

 

Then came 53, and I realized I didn't know shit when I was 25,

and I realized it made me a little demoralized, all those years, 

so I thought 'why did I write this?'

 

 


Submitted: September 04, 2016

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hullabaloo22

Wow, Mike. I really don't know what to say......

Sun, September 4th, 2016 3:58pm

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That's okay, Hully, it's just that I started writing this, and I realized how much time has gone by. Deep down, I realized it, but I'd managed to block it out. Well, not block it out, but didn't think about it too much. Seeing it written down, I started to wonder if I'll ever be what I was. I've been pretty good at taking one day at a time and staying focused on just getting better in small increments, ans I've refused to believe one doctor who told me this was permanent, but seeing my history written down has me questioning again.

Sun, September 4th, 2016 9:18am

Rehmat Tanzila

Aww this one is really beautiful Mike ^_^

Mon, June 5th, 2017 5:02pm

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Thank you very much, TR's!

Mon, June 5th, 2017 10:06am

Sharief Hendricks

Time is the real enemy Mike

I find myself not being able to recall much of my twenties...
Once I got married...I remembered everything...maybe because I have a partner to remind....who knows ?

Tue, June 23rd, 2020 6:16pm

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Thanks, Sharief; what little I can remember, is rather embarrassing, but I guess I wouldn't be the clueless mess I am today!

Tue, June 23rd, 2020 11:54am

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