David Darbyshire

Rookie (6/11/54 / Darwen England)

You Have To Pay - Poem by David Darbyshire

When you are young and free,
and the whole world is in front of you.
You do not have time to stop and think,
you just go for it, do what ya got to do.

With no worry at all, you play the game,
the game of life, spin the wheel see what you get.
but spin that wheel carefully,
You might one day, have a regret.

because what you do today,
you pay for later.
As I have heard,
it's ten times over!

So if you think, before you do it,
what ever that might be.
Better Good than Bad, no matter,
you'll get it back later, you'll see.

Comments about You Have To Pay by David Darbyshire

  • Melvina Germain (9/5/2006 6:51:00 AM)

    You got it Dave, I believe the saying goes like this 'What goes round comes round'. I've seen it happen time and time again. Yes indeed----I love this one Dave---Melvina (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (8/3/2006 8:59:00 AM)

    Oh so true, what we give out comes back, be wise
    love duncan X
    (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Monday, July 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]