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As each life moment ticks away, those I cannot recreate, I wonder at my life, I wonder at my fate. I wonder how it could have been and the friends I used to know. I wonder how I fared and just what I have to show. Was I too materialistic, was I too afraid to fail? Did I follow all my dreams? At what did I prevail? Did I love with all the honesty? Did I put it to the test? Did I honestly and truthfully give it all my best? I didn’t ever think these things, when I was in my prime, For I was too concerned ‘bout making my next dime! Love wasn’t the thing, that filled my every being, Too selfish, too conceited, love was not there for seeing. It wasn’t all bad but time was rarely spent, On the most important matters, those which are god sent. Love, patience, forgiveness, commitment, to name a few, Aspects I now realise really matter when I knew!

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Date: 11/15/2019 7:50:00 PM
i think many of us can relate to this...when we are young we don't have our priorities straight, after all we still have time for that...it's as we age, we realize what we missed... good write! :)
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Date: 11/14/2019 8:50:00 PM
G'day Ronald … what is it they say? Stop and smell the roses. A reminder to the young in your verse; regrets are a part of elderly life, but I guess as long as we live a peaceful existence we can live with those regrets - Lindsay
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/15/2019 3:52:00 PM
Absolutely!! Appreciate the comment Lindsay..Ron x
Date: 11/14/2019 7:45:00 PM
Clearly a sincere reflection-repentance on the things that matter most n our lives. Most welcome words of wisdom, Ron. Heartfelt penning here! Warmest wishes, Gershon
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/15/2019 3:53:00 PM
Thanks Gershon...Ron :)
Date: 11/14/2019 5:11:00 PM
There is so much in your poem that I can relate to. Never slowing down enough to enjoy the blessings of life because making that almighty dollar (pound) was what seemed important. Nicely penned my friend.
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Date: 11/14/2019 5:15:00 PM
Thanks Chris. I think this theme fits a lot of guys. We are tuned to compete and succeed. It's only later in life that our priorities are put in perspective. Appreciate the comment my friend..Best...Ron