When I Walked Away

September 3, 2012
By JakMarv BRONZE, Zionsville, Indiana
JakMarv BRONZE, Zionsville, Indiana
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I knew you were there
By the door

I was too scared
To look in your eyes

I walked away in selfishness
And felt no feeling at all

But now I'm only hurting
From what I didn't say

Wishing that I talked you
Out of yesterday

Because now here I am
Holding your cold hand

Wishing I was there for
Just one more day

I was so greedy
And too upset to talk

Now I regret each step I took
That led to your death

You crashed on the pavement
And people tried to save

And when I got the call
All the pain came and stayed

Now what I have
Stuck inside my heart

Is all the words
I would have said

"I am sorry"
"I was wrong"
"Will you forgive me?"

But now I'll never know…

The author's comments:
This piece was inspired by people who don't take into consideration that anything can happen and you never know what your last words to someone will be.

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