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If only time didn’t fly by so fast,
If only life stayed on a straight path.
If only words were always nice,
If only a ‘sorry’ would suffice.

If only money didn’t matter,
If only talk was more than meaningless chatter.
If only life was more than endeavors,
Slipping and falling and getting back on our feet,
Than falling again, never accepting defeat.

But stop wishing for things that shouldn’t be true!
For if time didn’t move quickly, and life was straight,
How would we cherish little moments, and learn from our mistakes?
If words were nice and apologies sincere,
How would we know which friends were worth keeping near?
If money was unimportant and talk with knowledge glistened,
How would we learn when to be silent and listen?
If life was more than failing and trying,
What would we have to look back on, when we’re old and dying?



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TripleZee said...
Jun. 19, 2011 at 5:12 pm
Aww! You are so welcome! I'm so happy I've impacted you:)
 
crazychick said...
Jun. 19, 2011 at 10:40 am

Made me really see life in a diffrent way. Thank you. keep writing!!

 

 
iluff2sing said...
Jun. 18, 2011 at 8:23 pm
This is a very good poem. Good work!
 
TripleZee replied...
Jun. 19, 2011 at 5:11 pm
Thank you!! Your comments truly mean a lot to me =D
 
dolphin13 said...
Jun. 18, 2011 at 11:26 am
Wonderful poem! I have to admit sometimes I wish my life would be different, but your right life wouldn't be the same without problems. Keep on writing!
 
TripleZee replied...
Jun. 18, 2011 at 5:27 pm
Thank you so much! I really appreciate it :)
 
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