A free verse poem of the past path to regret.

What If?

Ancient history is questioned by shortcomings,
Asking preceding years about an ignored path.

Examining the road not ventured in life,
Ignited by disobeying a purpose that caused regret.

Dwelling on a lost path that didnít seek bliss,
This mysterious route is an unsolved puzzle.

Streets of untraveled lanes stay undiscovered,
Troubling the mind by evaluating past failings.

Leave the unknown passage in previous times,
Moving unrecorded moments back to old dates.

A new destiny is waiting for you today,
Leading to a quest that will inspire optimism.

Poetry by Survivor48
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Written on 2016-08-19 at 00:39

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
If ifs and ands were pots and pans, there'd be no work for tinkers' hands.

And on the horizon lay optimism
It tugged away at the thorny constraints
Of regret,
Of misgivings.
It opened a yellow brick road to..
To that brilliance
They call hope.

Sorry, not meaning to hijack your post. Sometimes it's easier to express how poems make me feel in prose, instead.