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Tears of regret

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Tears of regret

 Her sorrow she could not disguise
As she stood silently, looking down,
 Tears gathered in her eyes
And slowly fell to the ground

That she had not come  to visit him
was one of her deepest regrets
She didn't know his condition was that grim
But now she came to pay her  respects.....
Standing silently at the grave site
Her heart  was   heavy, her spirit contrite



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  1. Date: 8/16/2013 8:34:00 AM

    Good morning Joesph, sorrowful image. I don't know how to relate t such regret. I try hard not to look back. You will do well in Susan's contest... xox...Linda

  1. Date: 8/15/2013 2:26:00 PM

    Such feelings of guilt and regret would be a heavy thing indeed. Very wonderfully expressed.

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 4:24:00 PM

    A moving moment captured Joseph...well done

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 8:52:00 PM

    wow this is a great reminder for us all to not wait until it's too late. Very good poem.

    May Avatar Joseph May Date: 8/13/2013 3:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Becca
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 6:37:00 PM

    Heart-touching and beautiful one, Joseph...so many times we take for granted that 'we have enough time'...I love this.

    May Avatar Joseph May Date: 8/13/2013 3:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Annalise
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 4:19:00 PM

    Nice one Joseph, I truly liked that one....Peter

    May Avatar Joseph May Date: 8/13/2013 3:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Peter
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 3:36:00 PM

    You come up with such gems sometimes. Like this one, Joseph. Truly moving.

    May Avatar Joseph May Date: 8/13/2013 3:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Andrea....yes, sometimes I do
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:54:00 AM

    Very sad and moving. Well expressed emotions.

    May Avatar Joseph May Date: 8/13/2013 3:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Richard
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 5:00:00 AM

    - Touching poem, Joseph, well written! - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    May Avatar Joseph May Date: 8/13/2013 3:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Anne
  1. Date: 8/11/2013 4:27:00 AM

    Loved it Joseph this is what many people face, myself included. regrets are too late....Seren

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 9:11:00 PM

    A very sad poem penned Joseph, very touching indeed, love xxx

    May Avatar Joseph May Date: 8/13/2013 3:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Rose... Always good to see you