Tagged: regret

between holding it all

between holding it all
in and not knowing
how you have held it
all in is the color
of regret, the
shape of
forgetfulness,
as natural
and unnatural
as time
.
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a slow poison breaks

one glance, and i wish

do not be riveted

there are moments you

today’s devotion –

today’s devotion –
tomorrow’s heartache

today’s persistence
tomorrow’s disappointment

today’s allegiance –
tomorrow’s remorse

today’s commitment –
tomorrow’s regret
.
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when you leaned in, i

when you leaned in, i
should have as well – life is short,
regret is the frill
.
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regret – looking back

regret sits in the

regret sits in the
driveway, hangs from
the doorknob, catches
some sun on the
wardrobe, listens in
when someone uses
the word garbage.
on the other hand,
regret sits in the
car lot, hangs in
the department store,
catches some sun
off the neck of
a mannequin in
the window, fully
marked up, sale over
.
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the rules of physics

the rules of physics
have nothing
to do with staying
or going – there
may be some
stretching
involved – and
regret, like
everything else,
ages,
crumbles,
decays. it’s
more chemistry
than anything
.
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