What If

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  • Confusion

    What If

    Do I have the courage to try
    To realize
    What could have been
    If things had gone differently way back when?
    Would I be the same today
    As I've always been?
    If I had done one more good deed,
    Planted one more seed
    When the need
    Showed itself
    to me.
    If I hadn't been so shy,
    If I had tried
    To do the things you asked of me,
    Would things be different today
    If I had done this yesterday?
    But I know that it could never be.
    All these things must remain
    A mystery
    To me.
    But I know now
    That I must try
    to do more of
    What you ask of me,
    To set the captive free,
    To bring a smile to a lonely face,
    To show others your amazing grace.
    It's time for me
    to be
    what you want me
    to be.

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    Clementinewoods commented on What If

    06-06-2009

    I enjoy reading and writing poems concerning God. This is a wonderful poem you wrote! You are a very talented writer! Keep up the good work. God bless! When you get a chance, please read and rate some of my poems. Thanks

    soulwriter commented on What If

    04-28-2009

    Great message, you walk the talk...even flow from start to finish... write on write on!

    lightcourier commented on What If

    04-11-2009

    I liked the way you turned this topic into a postive light. The ubiquitous feeling of regret, armed with a vision for change. Nice. I liked your poetic presentation. Thanks

    kweenofcnfusion commented on What If

    04-06-2009

    :D I really like it and the rhyme scheme is good too.

    joanlorraine commented on What If

    02-20-2009

    You keep being you! nice poem

    If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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