Error I Need Remember

Error I Need Remember short poem

Photo by It’sGreg

Wish I could edit life’s errors.
Retrace my steps, reclaim
All I lost, gave up on.
I’d give my present knowledge
To my younger self.
Carry my youthful vigor for life,
hold unto my experiences.
My second thoughts I’d make first.
Wasted time on people who never desired,
Appreciated those I loved, stood with me,
I’ll keep those close and not forget
But also remember those who didn’t.
For if in error I bless such a person
That blunder I would not erase
For I need remember to not repeat again.

Poets’ Note:
Wasted too much time trying to win over people who never loved me, ‘n ignoring the ones who never left me, that was an error.

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Profile photo of ruthieg33

ruthieg33

Signup / Login to follow the poet.
A Registered nurse, wife, mother, poetic writer and United Way volunteer.Born in Belize, migrated to New York at age eighteen. After studying nursing, worked as an emergency room until starting a family.Having both natural and chosen children, it was the emotional struggles of the chosen ones that gave birth to many of her poems.Ruthieg believes that when all is forgotten or ignored, expressive words linger or get heard. That it is important for the hurt and wounded to have a voice, for that purpose, many of my poems were written.
Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

8 Comments on "Error I Need Remember"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest
Savi Mani
Member

Dear @ruthieg33 loved your short poem on the errors we make in life and later wish we had not done that and if we can go back and correct ourselves, some errors come naturally in life and at those moment we are not even aware they are mistakes to be regretted later but dearest lets not live life in reverse gear…….yes we wish but we cant to move ahead in life ……..live your life….life is one and it has to be lived and enjoyed in whatever we have …….who knows if get this life again or not!!!!!
loved your poem……..to be frank even i wish this at times………

Geetha Paniker
Member

It is a feeling everyone goes through at some point of life. Loved it.

Viswas Menon
Member

Everyone makes errors …even the smartest of people …that is why even pencils have erasers…wonderful work my friend

ammu sachariah
Member

No life without error. We learn many lessons out of it.

Nadeem Qazilbash
Member

Etch a sketch and magna doodle boards are easy to find, but unfortunately they don’t work when we wish to redraw life.

wpDiscuz

I Need My Identity

I Need My Identity short poem

I always wonder if the world we live in, would ever get right, the meaning of identity, For, it believes each of us is a race horse, trained just the way it wills us to be – “Girls your age,

Need Not Suffer

Need Not Suffer short poem

The tears were walking along with laughter. My face was roasted. The fish-men were moving the political wheels. As the chaos was widening, the humming birds started to depart. And the seeds were catching fire from anonymous snipers. The candle

Remember

Remember short poem

As my happy thoughts of past days suddenly appear, They seem to grow sad as they become clear. I recall my memories as a cheer, But now they seem to fog up like a tear. I want to go back,

I Need A Man, Not A Boy!

I Need A Man, Not A Boy! long poem

I wish I could teach you, The ways of men, I wish I could change you, Beard doesn’t make you a man, I wish you could open your eyes, And see the woman in me, I wish you could know

The Man, I Need

A girl of twenty I am, you will say, Not matured to search a man now, That’s the fault of your new specs, In old face; renew your face, not specs; Things changed a lot, you will see. Whole world,