Cassandra Jasmine

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That Was Then, This Is Now - Poem by Cassandra Jasmine

Then, I squandered my earnings.
Then, I wasted time.
Then, I paid no heed to my parents' warnings,
Then, I was a carefree soul.

Now, I am penniless, wandering in the streets,
Now, I wish I had my happy, old days back.
Now, I wish that I had listened to my parents.
Now, I carry a heavy burden.

I learned, the hard way, too late,
That time comes and goes.
One could either use it wisely,
Or waste it.
I chose to waste it.
However, let that not happen to you.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem displays the consequences one will face, sooner or later, if they do not appreciate their time. I wish this to not happen to anyone, I hope you all achieve your dreams. Aim for the stars!
Your friend,
Cassandra Jasmine

Comments about That Was Then, This Is Now by Cassandra Jasmine

  • Heather Wilkins (9/24/2013 2:07:00 PM)

    great thoughts. this is one of the lessons young people learn in life. Very deep for a girl your young age. nice work (Report) Reply

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  • Alookh (matin) (9/22/2013 12:40:00 PM)

    nice work....and again true....dear Cassandra!
    thanx for sharing
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  • (9/9/2013 2:24:00 PM)

    Great poem. Yes use time wisly. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (9/8/2013 9:21:00 PM)

    A poem of fathomless depth from a young poet.
    The note is so sweet!
    The title is typical.
    A stark message through sweetness.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, September 9, 2013

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