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Yes, I Regret

Yes, I regret
The scornful dissipation
Of my salad days
When I was strong,

Believe me,
They didn’t last too long,
Believe me,
They didn’t last too long.

Yes, I regret
All that I squandered
O’er the course
Of about fifteen years,

Believe me,
I’ve cried quite a sea of tears,
Believe me,
I’ve cried quite a sea of tears,

Yes, I regret
If I e’er acted cavalierly
Towards any who sought to love me
With a trusting heart,

Believe me,
I’m not so proud of my past,
Believe me,
I’m not so proud of my past.

Style / type: 
Free verse
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I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Last few words: 
'Yes I Regret' was written and recorded as a song in the earlier part of 2017, with new, autobiographical lyrics tacked onto a melody which had been sketched out on piano when I was about 24.
Editing stage: 
Content level: 
Not Explicit Content

Comments

I don't know why but I see a great loss of love in this, it's hard to judge lyrics especially as I'm not a lyricists, however I wish I could hear this one to see how it sounds.

Thank you...Teddy

...Yes, there is. It sounds OK, not one of my best songs, but it was written from the heart.

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