Poem a day challenge #61 (The New)

‘should have been’
attempts to give power
to the past,
something that does not exist,
in reality,
but only in your perception.

now is all there is.
there is no
‘should have been’
in now.

thehouseofbailey

The New 

By Scott Bailey © 2013

The new can’t replace the should have been
The should have been haunts us forever
Though the new will be a healer
And receive all our love just the same.
It’s pointless being angry at fate
But that doesn’t stop the burn
The frisson on top of everyday stress
For the should have been we always yearn.
The new will have it’s own should have been.
So maybe we will understand.
And make a happier will be.
At least that is the plan.

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