Regret

March 10, 2010
By thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."


Remorse is a word that is persistently being misused. Remorse does not define scratching your dad’s new car or getting a C on a test. It’s something more meaningful and powerful that doesn’t go away. It’s trapped inside your body.
I broke something when I was young. It wasn’t an item that you’d find shopping in the stores; it’s much too delicate and fragile to even be handled. It had a heart. Which was why, when I looked on the price tag dangling from one of the shattered pieces, it said priceless.
It’s not something that can ever be undone or unsaid. Even if you would turn back time and do it different, remorse would still be cooped up inside you, like a fly trying to get out of a house; bashing into windows. Never leaving you. But if you have as great as remorse as I had, just by having it, the price can be paid.


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on Oct. 4 2010 at 6:30 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

thanks! i love your input

on Oct. 4 2010 at 6:30 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
67 articles 0 photos 336 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

thanks so much!

on Oct. 4 2010 at 6:16 pm
BrightBurningCampeador PLATINUM, Portland, Oregon
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Cool! Great metaphor.

on Aug. 24 2010 at 2:49 pm
Danadolly PLATINUM, Florence, Kentucky
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Awesome. I like the first few lines. They really spoke to me.

on May. 20 2010 at 5:48 pm
fabulous! love this :-)

loveyou said...
on May. 20 2010 at 5:48 pm
GREAT JOB! one of my faves.

eatlovesleep said...
on May. 20 2010 at 5:47 pm
omg i love it! it's original and it makes me think!

jill456 said...
on Apr. 12 2010 at 10:22 pm
nice job!! i love this piece. you have a way of looking deep into the emotions. greatt!

Jan-o Wizard said...
on Mar. 28 2010 at 7:36 pm

Wonderful life's lesson here. Remorse is actually an important thing to experience. It helps us learn from our mistakes and do better the next time. Without it, we'd be sentenced to repeating the same errors without end.

I hope this poem was cathartic for you, and it helped to release some of the "cooped up" feelings.


poohbear777 said...
on Mar. 28 2010 at 12:25 pm
Remorse shows that you are human and without it, you will never the difference what's better and what's worse.


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