Join the Neopoet online poetry workshop and community to improve as a writer, meet fellow poets, and showcase your work. Sign up, submit your poetry, and get started.

How Sad True Sadness

There was a sadness I revered,
But never possessed,
Because there was youth
And opportunity to spare,

But as life ebbs,
And opportunities recede,
I know that sadness for real,
And how sad true sadness feels.

Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Editing stage: 
Content level: 
Not Explicit Content

Comments

There is no sadness equal to that of missed opportunities. Nice, complete and so true. This is in classic style; short, sweet and complete. ~ Geezer.
.

Comments and critique are vital to this site!
Even if you just say: I liked this story or your spelling
of a word is wrong, take the time to write a line or two
and comment. Your fellow poets will thank you!
.

I truly appreciate your words, it means a lot. And that is so true, missed opportunities is uniquely agonising in terms of sadness.

author comment

I love your description so much. I do see what you mean, after all, if things hadn't happened the way it did for me, I would almost certainly never turned to verse as a means of expression. No one has ever described my pieces the way you do, I am truly amazed, and thank you again. Carl.

author comment
(c) Neopoet.com. No copyright is claimed by Neopoet to original member content.