regret by phil burns

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you smiled and turned your face to mine
my soul began to shiver
I knew that when our lips first touched
my life would change forever

when your sweet breath entangled me
like a song without a sound
a perfect harmony of love
my world stopped spinning round

when I looked into your moonlit eyes
and saw the love that shone
I knew that I’d keep holding on
till hope’s last drop had gone

because I always understood
you were far too good for me
but I had to try to live the dream
praying for eternity

if I could go back to that night
just before our lips first met
and quickly walk away from you
I’d have nothing to regret

but then I’d lose those memories
that I can’t bear to forget
so I’ll hold on to the heartbreak
and the tears and that regret

About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless.
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3 Responses to regret

  1. Tessa says:

    Just as good as your Friday Fictioneers sound bytes. No one died, but still sad.


  2. Gouy Corine says:



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