I find that in life, people tend to live in the past, tormenting themselves over something they did or didn't do years ago, something that cannot be erased or changed. But it is a past that we can't change our past, and we need to live in the present; we need to leave the past where it belongs.

Everyone wishes that they could change things in their past

That they had said the right things before the moment passed

We torment ourselves over what could have been

But whatever is meant to be, will be

 

We cannot erase what has already gone

We need to let things go and move on

People make mistakes all the time

But we need to realise that this is fine

 

We cannot right all of our wrongs

We need to leave the past where it belongs

Life is such a precious gift

Life goes on and we need to live

 

So forget about the past, live in the moment

You made some bad decisions, but your life is not broken

Love your life and enjoy it while you can

Because when all is said and done- you only get one


Submitted: June 09, 2013

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brokenwings07

this was very poetic. I loved every verse, they seem to fit perfectly with one another! beautiful work :)

Sun, June 9th, 2013 6:56pm

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thank you

Sun, June 9th, 2013 12:00pm

littlegirllost

Very true, very hard to see your way through some things, but this gives one something to hang on to!

Wed, June 12th, 2013 12:52am

Poetlife

I have heard it said (As many have-I am sure).
" The present is a gift, that's why it's called the present."
Very wise words/advise, but can many of us only live in the present? Wish we could? We can try.
I wish I was 18 again- and know what I know now, in the present.(Hopefully I wouldn't make the same mistakes again? Or would I?)

I also apart from giving you a like for this work, wish to ask are you ok? As I haven't heard for a while, from many of my fans?

Are you all also experienceing the same problems as many here? Can't leave comments or on profile pages, can't receive comments?

No answer from Booksie to our emails sent? All seems to be since introduction of Booksie silk?

Booksie needs to remember all it's members do not want to get involved with "Mature content"!
Knock! knock! Any one one at booksie?
Hope I hear?
Till later?

Fri, July 12th, 2013 6:07am

Poetlife

Sorry typo any one home at booksie? After knocking.

Fri, July 12th, 2013 6:09am

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