If Only

May 16, 2011
By TripleZee BRONZE, Boones Mill, Virginia
TripleZee BRONZE, Boones Mill, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
When you do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you earn the attention of the world. - Dr. George Washington Carver
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little something extra. ;)


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?


The author's comments:
I was so tired of hearing people talk about things like "if this were true my life would be amazing" or "if this never happened life would be great".
It wouldn't be much of a life if everything was always perfect. :P

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on Jun. 19 2011 at 5:12 pm
TripleZee BRONZE, Boones Mill, Virginia
4 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
When you do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you earn the attention of the world. - Dr. George Washington Carver
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little something extra. ;)

Aww! You are so welcome! I'm so happy I've impacted you:)

on Jun. 19 2011 at 5:11 pm
TripleZee BRONZE, Boones Mill, Virginia
4 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
When you do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you earn the attention of the world. - Dr. George Washington Carver
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little something extra. ;)

Thank you!! Your comments truly mean a lot to me =D

on Jun. 19 2011 at 10:40 am
crazychick SILVER, Norwich, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
Have you ever confused a dream with life? Or stolen something when you have the cash? Have you ever been blue? Or thought your train moving while sitting still? Maybe I was just crazy. Maybe it was the 60's. Or maybe I was just a girl... interrupted

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

 


on Jun. 18 2011 at 8:23 pm
Aubreylax PLATINUM, Pomfret Center, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
Give in to love, or live in fear

This is a very good poem. Good work!

on Jun. 18 2011 at 5:27 pm
TripleZee BRONZE, Boones Mill, Virginia
4 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
When you do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you earn the attention of the world. - Dr. George Washington Carver
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little something extra. ;)

Thank you so much! I really appreciate it :)

on Jun. 18 2011 at 11:26 am
dolphin13 BRONZE, North St. Paul, Minnesota
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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!


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