things we did

things we did

A Poem by Nerio
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I may sound quite as the 'bad-guy' in this poem, I know. But our existence is also made of things we may find unpolite and not-pilitically correct. So I accept and remember them here, as a part of me

"
the things we did
when things were young
and we used
to hit
the road and the night
like dogs
barking at the sky,
have changed.
somehow, somewhere.
things we used,
things we caught,
things we lost halfway,
not real, not even dead.
loves, diseases, trains, words.
drop after drop,
picture after picture,
we've crossed the voids
between earth and dreams,
just to land
on a couch.
now
black static in the eyes,
hardned wings and weakened bodies,
we found the dark
at the end of the tunnel.
dogs no longer barking:
wagging tails and classy leashes.
but those things
are still there,
just beneath the ashes.
things we wasted,
things we loved and killed.
and made us
somewhat
stupid, horrible but
unique.
things that now
howls along
theese verses.

© 2017 Nerio



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People always say that they wish they could go back in the past knowing the things that they know now. This to me shows the evolution and the wisdom that comes with age. We wish that we could go back and right the wrongs, but it is the wrongs which gives us the wisdom. When we know better, we do better. Unfortunately, life is not a poem; and we cannot rewrite it. The only thing that we can do is move forward, cognizant of the moment, and try to make choices that we will not look back upon with regret. Writing poems about those past mistakes gives us healing and perhaps guidance for others so that they will not make the same mistakes.

Posted 2 Months Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Nerio

2 Months Ago

"Unfortunately, life is not a poem; and we cannot rewrite it"
wow, even your review are aston.. read more



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Well with age comes wisdom they say, but sometimes in our adult ages...off and on we still try to do some things we regret that are dumb. Like this write, shows character.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


It is hard to let go of the past. We get lost in what used to be and bury those memories deep inside. I loved your poem. It expresses the heart of the things not forgotten.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Sent me back to when I was younger. My life was never ever that fun, but it was a lot less stressful. This was well written and entertaining. Thumbs up

Posted 1 Month Ago


This is brilliant! I love it! It describes life so perfectly, but not in a straightforward way. I love the way your message is a roundabout statement using many vivid & unusual metaphors, gradually building up to an ending crescendo that's like a confessional that could apply to any of us. I am old now, so regret is a constant struggle . . . so many regrets for the things I did badly . . . & we all do lots of things badly. This is such a universal message told in a very original way (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 2 Months Ago


Its remarkable how you go into depth through the personal experiences of human beings. I like your poem because the honesty is to the max here. I also believe that people can handle the distasteful aspects of the world, if we change our perception and actions. I guess I'm somewhat of an optimist and an idealist in this regard. Still, we can't forget the practicalities of life, but we can pull through them. Great work

Posted 2 Months Ago


I think its healthy to live each period of Your life as it should be and fully, as possible as we can, I don't consider myself had a real teenager days, I think I was more mature and different from those whom were my age, if Your teenager days were wild, You will have something to remember You whole life, what matters if You've learned from Your experience or not, and reading You here, You surely did.

Posted 2 Months Ago


People always say that they wish they could go back in the past knowing the things that they know now. This to me shows the evolution and the wisdom that comes with age. We wish that we could go back and right the wrongs, but it is the wrongs which gives us the wisdom. When we know better, we do better. Unfortunately, life is not a poem; and we cannot rewrite it. The only thing that we can do is move forward, cognizant of the moment, and try to make choices that we will not look back upon with regret. Writing poems about those past mistakes gives us healing and perhaps guidance for others so that they will not make the same mistakes.

Posted 2 Months Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Nerio

2 Months Ago

"Unfortunately, life is not a poem; and we cannot rewrite it"
wow, even your review are aston.. read more
I loved this, so much.
The way you poured these words is just amazing.

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nerio

9 Months Ago

Thanks a lot of the patience and time you spent reading my poem. I appreciate a lot your point of vi.. read more

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