square one

January 27, 2011
By , Lakewood, WA
What would i change
If i could go back and change one thing
Erase one regret
Forget someone i’ve met
Would i even change a thing
Or would i leave it all the same

Would I go back to the day I met you
The day you said hello
When I passed you in the hallways
Would I try harder to walk slow
To stop our paths from crossing
Would that save me from this low

What about that day in class
Where I tried to meet your eye
I was so young
Had no experience
I never would have guessed
You’d be the one to make me cry

Would I change that night in November
When we shared our very first kiss
What would I have done
If I were to go back and tell myself
That you would be the one
I would always have to miss

Were the highs worth the lows
And knowing what I know
Would I still have fallen for you
Had someone told me
It would be this hard
To make myself let go

If I could change the past
Would I make that phone call the last
The one that broke my heart
And left me searching for answers
Because I didn’t know
why it ended so fast

and when you tried to come back
would I have run away
and tried to pretend
that I was over you
if I had known
that it would lead to another crack

if I knew then what I know now
would I stop myself somehow
would I turn around and run
in order to keep myself away
from where I am today
which is back at square one

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GlassXRose said...
Apr. 15, 2011 at 6:50 pm
SUCH a lovely poem! I feel like I know exactly where you were coming from with this one.
natashajeanne1021 said...
Feb. 13, 2011 at 9:59 pm

wow, i absoutly love this! it reminds me of some stuff ive written...ive thought a million times if i had the chance to go back and stop myself from meeting the first person to break my heart...but the answer is always the same for me. No. i couldnt change anything because what we did have was some of the best memories of my life! =) 

keep writing! you are an amazing writer!! =)

Veronique replied...
Feb. 13, 2011 at 10:27 pm
Thank you so much(: i think that given the chance i probably would leave everything the same too, because there are some things that i would never have learned, and i also never would have started writing(:
Volleystar15 said...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 10:52 pm

this is so good. i love it. totally relatable

 if you could comment on my work its under my screenname. thanks and keep writing!

Veronique replied...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 10:54 pm
thank you, i will(:
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