2017, Poetry, Reading

Opportunties Lost

It was there;

Shining bright,

Beckoning me to it.

The only thing I had to do

Was reach out,

But I blew it.

 

I hid myself

Behind my Faith,

My family, my work.

And so it dimmed

And grew so cold,

And leaked into the earth.

 

I reach out now

To touch the void,

Why didn’t I before?

But it’s too late;

My chance is gone.

It’s not there anymore.

 

 

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