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Give the End Back to the Beginning

If I forget, remind me of how things used to be.
   Before the fall of man.
   Before I hired myself as his assassin.

When I start shaking, remind me why I have nothing to fear.
   That life won't go the way I planned.
   That I'm much better off not caring.

So that in the end I will remember how this all began.
   Retrace my steps. Find out what went wrong.
   And make it right again.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2008

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Date: 8/13/2010 6:34:00 AM
I am feeling the urge to go back and read poetry from earlier writing of my favorite poets today and this is the one I opened of yours Yoni. I truly enjoyed reading it today and it is one of your best. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/23/2009 9:14:00 AM
hmmm sounds a bit like Lucifer
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Date: 7/23/2009 9:14:00 AM
into my fav's
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Date: 4/15/2009 1:30:00 PM
Great write! Congratulations on your featured poem! Laura :)
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Date: 4/15/2009 10:26:00 AM
Congrats on being featured this week, great work...Raul
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Date: 4/15/2009 9:28:00 AM
Hi, this is terrific! Fantastic, well-penned poem. Congratulations on your featured poem this week. Ernilando
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Date: 4/15/2009 2:34:00 AM
Nicely done. Congratulations on being featured.
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Date: 4/14/2009 2:29:00 PM
It would be nice to start over at the beginning and have all of the knowlege that we earned through experience. Maybe we do get it right...on the other side of the vail. Nice poem. Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. Dane
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Date: 4/13/2009 4:31:00 PM
Interesting perspective in this poem. Congratulations on having it featured. Keep on writing. I wish you ongoing success. Karen
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Date: 4/13/2009 10:32:00 AM
Congrats on an awesome featured write! Love, Shar
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Date: 4/13/2009 8:49:00 AM
Congradulations on being featuered this week-great write-RKay
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Date: 4/13/2009 6:47:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. May you have many more featured in the future. Love, Carol
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Date: 4/13/2009 6:23:00 AM
Congratulations on being featured of the week, great write...Aleera
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Date: 1/3/2009 6:07:00 PM
The greatest people make the greatest mistakes, suffer the greatest setbacks. Those who make few mistakes have done little with their lives. We just need to lnow we are taking the right road home. Vince
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Date: 1/3/2009 9:08:00 AM
A great message within here, what a gentle poem about remembering to remember oneself. excellent, Love, Kristin
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Date: 12/30/2008 6:20:00 PM
Welcome to Poetry Soup, Yoni. This is an interesting write and it speaks to how purposeless our lives can seem without a goal to shoot (no pun intended) for ... smile ...
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Date: 12/27/2008 6:28:00 PM
I like the positive view of the last stanza. Much to think about in your words. Welcome to Poetry Soup! I hope you enjoy your time spent here. Keep on writing! Karen
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Date: 12/26/2008 10:49:00 PM
Very well done! You give us so much to think about here... Best wishes, Keith
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Date: 12/25/2008 9:35:00 AM
Quite touching. YAZZ
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