REGRET

EVERYDAY I LOOK IN THE MIRROR
AND HATE WHAT I SEE
WHO I REALLY AM
IS LOST SOMEWHERE IN ME.
I’VE MADE MISTAKES
WHEN I DIDN’T LISTEN TO MY HEART
NOW EVERYTHING IMPORTANT
HAS QUICKLY FALLEN APART.
I’M SORRY
THESE WORDS I SCREAM OUT!
LOOKING BACK I REALIZE
I SHOULD’VE TAKEN ANOTHER ROUTE.
IN MY QUEST TO FIND MY IMPORTANCE
SEEKING MY WORTH IN LOVE
QUICKLY REMINDS ME
I MEAN NOTHING TO EVERYONE.
I’M NOT WORTH THE EFFORT.
OF FORGIVENESS OR UNDERSTANDING.
WHO I AM ISN’T GOOD ENOUGH
NOT EVEN FOR ASSISTANCE IN MY LANDING.
EVERYDAY I AVOID THE MIRROR
PRETENDING I DON’T FEEL SADNESS AND REGRET.
NO MATTER WHAT I TELL MYSELF
I CAN NEVER FORGIVE OR FORGET.

Comments

ambercurry37

This is a good poem. It's very powerful. Don't forget, though, that your poems don't have to rhyme. It took me a long time to really get the hang of it, but poetry can flow, and often more powerfully, when the meaning and intentions aren't hindered by forced rhyming. Just a thought.

aimeesilverman30

I love this! IT kind of reminds me of myself and that's kind of crazy! It's really, really good.

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