Repentance

Jaded boy where did you go?
Did you lose part of your soul?
Did you find your self-control?
Did you get to ride life slow?

Saddened boy, were your cries loud?
Did you willy nilly vows?
Did you bury tears in clouds?
Did you entertain sad crowds?

Jilted boy did you sing songs?
After seeing you were wrong?
Ever after was prolonged,
haunting spirits felt so strong.

Graceful beauty always missed,
peaceful essence formed your kiss.
I repaid you with both fists,
now my penance lives with this.

Remember how hard you prayed,
regret mistakes ego made,
now accept the part I played,
eternal remorse cascade.

Never wonder how I am,
I am stuck in my own jam,
live happy create grand slams,
lion hearts can live in lambs.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

Moonwashed Weekly Challenge #135 – March 21, 2023
Prompt – Willy Nilly

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  1. Awwwww..! Another blissful post..!😍😍 This piece is really amazing grace, my friend… The flow was so awesome.. Loved it dear…!!πŸ’•πŸ˜βœ¨

  2. This is powerful stuff, Grace. A lot of strong emotions happening here, and so well crafted, as always. What an impactful piece of poetry. *tips cap* πŸ™‚

  3. What a beautiful piece, dear Grace. Such strong and authentic emotion intertwined throughout. I read it forward and back and loved the flow both ways. Amazingly done as always, my friend πŸ€πŸ€—

  4. peaceful essence formed your kiss…..so emotional, so inspirational and so thoughtful! Well penned, Grace πŸ‘β€οΈ

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