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My favorite mistake

Not complaining, choosing to flow with the breeze Not complaining, finding true thanks on my knees Not complaining, no one promised me easy Not complaining, grooving on a white daisy I see you seeking cellular validation A selfie world that's your own fabrication Your mind is spinning, hope is on vacation Will you find salvation? Not complaining, content to just pretend along Not complaining, disfunction blending with my song No complaining , unsettled games we both play Not complaining, a price I’m willing to pay I'm thinking somewhere in a different time We will find truth, without popped pills with wine I'm praying at the the end of the line you might be mine Not complaining, tripping with you at midnight Not complaining, bathing in your gorgeous light Not complaining, you are amazing to me Not complaining, if you're the last one I see Riding on my Banana seat Bike wheels spinning to the beat I loved you being close to me feeling so free Not complaining, when you hitch hiked away Not complaining, I did know you wouldn't stay Not complaining, choosing to flow with the breeze Not complaining, finding true thanks on my knees Not complaining, even though my heart’s breaking Not complaining, you're the mistake I keep making! For John Hamilton's End of The Line contest December 12th 2017

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Date: 11/9/2018 7:20:00 AM
Good write!
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Date: 10/31/2018 11:48:00 AM
Hi Richard, Love the Lyric my friend. Has the beat, has the rhyme, love the content. I have always said that you have your own unique style of putting your poetry across. There is always something of interest to keep the reader within your piece. I love the content of this excellent lyric. Has to be a fave. Have a wonderful Wednesday. your friend always....Mike.
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Date: 2/25/2018 1:12:00 AM
HI Richard whichever poem of you i read it has unique tone. all your poems are a source of guide line for a learning person like me. regarding this poem in your last lines you put all in a Nutshell...........and my favorite also like Maria said
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/18/2018 7:39:00 AM
Sorry I missed this thoughtful comment.
Date: 2/11/2018 4:39:00 PM
'Not complaining, even though my heart’s breaking Not complaining, you're the mistake I keep making' Wow, poetry in those two lines. Love it all Richard but those two lines are my favourites. So true to life. Congrats on your excellent win....Maria
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Date: 1/25/2018 12:43:00 PM
Congrats on your win! Very captivating! I enjoyed it! Best wishes!
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Date: 1/12/2018 9:32:00 PM
Wow...miss your work!!!
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Date: 12/25/2017 3:22:00 PM
That is awesome
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/27/2017 10:00:00 AM
Thanks Nathan.
Date: 12/25/2017 7:57:00 AM
No wonder why this piece won! Congratulations my dear poetic friend, Sir Rich. Thank you so much for sharing and once again, Merry, Merry Christmas to you and your family, too. Hugs. God bless.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/25/2017 8:07:00 AM
Thanks Galen, I hope you and those who are important to you are able to be together with you today.
Date: 12/24/2017 3:47:00 PM
Back with muchos congratulations, and Merry Christmas wishes my friend :) xomo!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/25/2017 8:09:00 AM
Thanks Maureen, I hope you are having an amazing day.
Date: 12/24/2017 12:25:00 AM
Congratulations, Richard on your great win with a beautiful lyric. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/24/2017 8:11:00 AM
Thanks Subimal.
Date: 12/23/2017 7:16:00 PM
Richard, your song is quite unique. and I sure enjoyed the reference to banana seat bike. I have not sat on mine since I was a teen! Loved the lines about hitch hiking away and those last two lines. "you're the mistake I keep making" that is an AWESOME ending!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/24/2017 8:13:00 AM
I’m pleased you enjoyed it Andrea.
Date: 12/23/2017 5:31:00 PM
Very nice lyrics, Congrats on your win
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/24/2017 8:14:00 AM
Thanks Joseph.
Date: 12/23/2017 5:07:00 PM
Back with congrats Richard on a well deserved top win.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/24/2017 8:14:00 AM
Thanks Vijay.
Date: 12/23/2017 4:20:00 PM
Thanks Rick for this quality entry, see lyrics aren't that hard eh! Congrats on a great 2nd place win!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/23/2017 4:57:00 PM
Thanks for the placement John, much appreciated.
Date: 12/19/2017 7:51:00 AM
YOU KICKED ^&^*% with this write! Puts mine to shame, this rocks and it is rock n roll. You got your jam on dude, really, really impressed! Just sooooo good. All the best ... CayCay
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/19/2017 8:51:00 AM
Thanks Cay Cay, this was a fun one to write. I rewrote this one about ten times to get to this point.
Date: 12/17/2017 6:29:00 AM
Nice words mate. Your writing is delicate, how you maintain hope, while living with such regret, and manage to get that across. Wonderful poem, best of luck in the contest.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/19/2017 8:52:00 AM
Thanks Scott for the great comment.
Date: 12/16/2017 1:01:00 PM
So great! there is sadness but the acceptance of it at the same time!! great piece.. well written
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/19/2017 8:53:00 AM
Thanks Antonia, l’m pleased by your response.
Date: 12/16/2017 8:55:00 AM
This is a beautifully sentimental write, albeit a sad one. You'll do well in the contest.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/19/2017 8:54:00 AM
Thanks Rhoda, I hope it does well.
Date: 12/15/2017 7:04:00 PM
I feel tears, Richard! I didn't realize where you were taking us until about the middle. Loved it.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/19/2017 8:55:00 AM
I’m glad it isn’t predictable.
Date: 12/14/2017 8:14:00 PM
Richard you did a really great job of this one. WOw. I had finally heard the song last week but have yet to sit down and really put my mind to it. YOU DID it though and you nailed it!!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/15/2017 12:21:00 AM
Thanks Andrea, it wasn’t an easy task. I appreciate the vote of confidence.
Date: 12/14/2017 12:22:00 PM
Good one, Richard. I want to write lyrics, but...I haven't quite found something that moves me. :) check out my answer to your comment on my collab poem. Hugs
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/14/2017 1:24:00 PM
On my way.
Date: 12/13/2017 1:11:00 PM
Are you going to get out your guitar and start singing? Nice lyrics..
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/14/2017 12:54:00 AM
Thanks Silent. ;0)
Date: 12/13/2017 2:45:00 AM
This is a beautiful message, however sends me the opposite message in the line that it says I am the mistake you keep making....so I sit here quietly only wishing best for you.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/13/2017 7:33:00 AM
Interesting perspective JLF. Thanks for reading a few of my pieces
Date: 12/12/2017 5:44:00 PM
You wrote it well Richard--good rhythm and rhyme--best for a win.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/12/2017 6:18:00 PM
Thanks Vijay.
Date: 12/12/2017 5:03:00 PM
Oh that last line sums it up so fantastically! :) xomo!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 12/12/2017 6:18:00 PM
Thanks Maureen.