Treasure Island

Unwritten Soul


Second Chances


Again i saw the picture
Of past that remind me a smile
That miles me away from that time now
Again i am standing there
Wasting time to wish
Another chance if i would have
I would not ask for another

Never ending for a childish wish
Just if we could reverse our steps
To back where we have started
Before the road divided
I'll walk with you
Not to the another way
If i knew all from beginning
Where will my heart travel now
I would decide it to reach somewhere
Anywhere but no regret to haunt me
Because the story have changed now
Whenever the road divided
I was lost in the jungle

Time will never turn back
Just move on, have to go on
But childish wish never end
Maybe need a thousand years
Accepting what i could not change

Again i wasting time
Waiting for the sun to come
Make me ignored the night
I forget everything i have
Just lost in a dreaming wish
A wish for something I'll never had

The flame lighting on my face
I burned the picture with that forgotten smile
Let it be gone with the past
And I shall replace and framed the new ones
Framing a mirror and a blank picture
To reflect my present and remind the future
Because i don't have much time to regret
For something i will never had
Something i never had

Now I'm avoiding for another time
From losing the moment i am having now
And wishing it return me in years later
Enough with feeling that came haunted
Ghost of my past moment
Because of this wish
The second chances
My childish wish

My final chance is now
For something i will have
My dear soul
In unwritten journey
New moment to go

Submitted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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: A poem about regretting past and a struggle to renew life for better one:

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  • Babatunde Aremu (9/23/2013 3:40:00 AM)

    This is good! You a bit nostalgic seeking for the past. We all feel the same. Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (9/15/2013 12:37:00 AM)

    i'll have to look at this again and think about it more sometime. thanks for sharing. bri (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson (8/31/2013 11:10:00 AM)

    second chances. are the gifts that we should use them. thanks for sharing your unique ideas my dear friend. (Report) Reply

  • Sally Plumb Plumb (8/30/2013 2:25:00 AM)

    Don't allow your regrets to pull you down.Don't suffer any longer.Try Letter when you have time. Cheers. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (8/26/2013 3:27:00 AM)

    excellent write. because I don't have time to regret for something I never had for something I never had (Report) Reply

  • Dee Corpolongo (8/25/2013 1:41:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem expressing your feelings, though regretting and second chances are
    never like it was, as nothing stays the same, and we can only try to learn from our past,
    and hope for a better future, by learning from our mistakes and lessons in life. {{{hugs}}} (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (8/24/2013 5:43:00 AM)

    Sure everybody have desire to have second chance but the sane person knows very well that its nothing expect a fulfilled dream, we should have to move forward to keep in mind good/panic memories and experiences as well....well as poem regards, awesome like always u writes..: -) (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (8/23/2013 6:34:00 AM)

    We all deserve a second chance for we are only human and we all have made mistakes, we have to move forward with memories of the joy and pain of the past and to work through it all for a better and brighter future!
    Lovely write! (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (8/23/2013 5:48:00 AM)

    We have to let go of the past and embrace the future otherwise we might become bitter and that destroys people. (Report) Reply

  • Nader Baheri (8/23/2013 4:37:00 AM)

    it is never late to wish.wish for something better.all we better do, is keep the child inside us alive for ever.
    time never stops.after our lives getting near to the end, i wish we wont be repentant.
    kudos ~nb (Report) Reply

  • Nader Baheri (8/23/2013 4:37:00 AM)

    it is never late to wish.wish for something better.all we better do, is keep the child inside us alive for ever.
    time never stops.after our lives getting near to the end, i wish we wont be repentant.
    kudos ~nb (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes (8/23/2013 1:40:00 AM)

    For the wise yesterdays the past, todays for living and tomorrows full of adventure and maybe surprises good or bad. Regrets are unnecessary second chances always deserved. 0/10 BB (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/21/2013 9:49:00 AM)

    We all carry regrets from the past, but those regrets are coupled with learning which helps us to move forward and make wiser choices in the future. An interesting write Soul, very thought-provoking. (Report) Reply

  • Aswath Raman (8/21/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    Oh Soul! If not you then who? Everybody, I believe, deserves a second chance! To love, to live and to learn! A fantastic write! And thanks for your sweet comments! (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/21/2013 7:00:00 AM)

    Past is dead
    Future is uncertain
    Yet to come with lot of surprises.
    Oh my dear Soul
    Your poem is so beautiful
    Keep writing as well as spread the light of joy to everyone
    Like you do always...
    Loved your poem...very beautifully expressed..... (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (8/21/2013 4:06:00 AM)

    A finer musing poem winding its way in emotion's wording! An epic worth takin time to read. Fondest regards soul :) (Report) Reply

  • Musafir .. (8/21/2013 12:24:00 AM)

    nice poem with deeper emotions, , , , dont take chance, , just go with the flow, , , ur heart will show u right direction, , dont doubt, , , and life will show u most beautiful moments.... (Report) Reply

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