Missed Opportunities

Missed Opportunities short poem

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Sometimes in your life,
Time will go astray,
You can’t save those moments,
For another day.

Missed opportunities,
Times you should have had,
But we got the good times,
Mixed up with the bad.

Sometimes we take the wrong path,
Should have turned the other way,
It’s too late to say we’re sorry,
It happened yesterday.

Missed opportunities,
Of a life that moves so fast,
Look forward to the future,
Leave the past there in the past.

Lifes full of regrets,
Full of tragedies and pain,
Leave regrets back in the past,
Don’t stand there in the rain.

Missed opportunites,
Too many years have gone by,
Don’t keep sitting and wondering,
And asking yourself,why?

Look forward to the future,
New memories in your life,
Stop dwelling on that broken past,
Causing yourself strife.

Missed opportunities,
You’ve lost along the way,
Your future is the here and now,
Enjoy every single day,

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I am a father of 6 children who has had a love of poetry for many years.It wasn't until my fire was rekindled by a fellow poet,good mate and a man who gave me lots of advice at the start,Darren Scanlon.In just over a year i have written 50 poems of all types and am hoping later this year (2015) to publish my first book.
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