SHOULD YOU BE?

Sad, Angry;
stomping on the ground.
Anger filled your heart.
... but should you be?

Years shave off
the rejuvenating heart.
... You're tired, weighed down.
But should you be?

It's easier to toss your energy,
Burn it away;
into cinders you evolve,
Justified I-should-have's.

Raging silent curse
of a
Should have,
Could have,
Would have.

The dead-end alley of self-pity.

Sun sets,
365 times a year,
Alone.
Seek it's tears,
of "I should have been".
Lies; irretrievable fabrications.

Your fingers grip into,
nothingness of yesterday,
Redundant,
Repetitive;
I SHOULD HAVE BEEN!

Today you are, not yesterday.
The past, once done,
is only memory.

Hands tugging at hairs,
Shamefully...
...Tearfully.
I know I am what I
should have been.



Do you know? ...

... Should you be?



Auterkeia Nihil

May 2007




Poetry by Autie
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Written on 2007-06-04 at 13:40

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Rob Graber
Spurs reflection... "Too much remembrance is a date with death" is a favorite line--alas, I've long forgotten its writer--of mine...
2007-06-04


J. E.
Words of wisdom, great write.
2007-06-04