Treasure Island

Sierra Staten

(4/17/97 / Newman, California)

It's Too Late


I've finally hit the time of my life
When I can understand where I have gone wrong-
Though I am much too young to understand the things I've done right.

It is the age of the unforgiving;
And, though I understand how it works,
other don't- So I sit here with my new philosophy and ponder the life I've lived.
All knowing that if today were my last day,
Tomorrow would be too late.

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Saturday, October 26, 2013

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