You will regret
That you made me cry,
That you didn't see the love in my eye,
That you failed my heart and didn't even try.
Poems About Regret, Remorse and Sorrow
Regret can make us feel an unrelenting bitterness like no other emotion. While regret can help us to avoid repeating a mistake, if left uncontrolled it can wreak havoc on a person. Hours, days, or weeks spent feeling regret for a past mistake is usually counterproductive. It can impede us from moving on with our life and letting go of the past. So how can someone dealing with regret cope? Many find that reading and writing poems that deal with their feelings allows them to let go once and for all.
20 Poems about Letting Go Of Past Mistakes
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You will regretFeatured Shared Story
I met someone on social media, and from the get-go I fell deeply in love. After a few days of endless conversations and video calls, I learned that it took just one obstacle for him to leave...
Alone in my head,
I'm feeling so low.
You won't understand,
No one can know.Featured Shared Story
Beautiful poem! I loved the way it's presented with hints of unspoken events.
3. Words Unsaid
Regretting the moments I took for granted,
Moments when I was eaten by pride and hatred.
What if I had told you what I feel?
Would it change my life's wheel?Featured Shared Story
When I read the poems published here, my raw wound of rejected love was prodded to pain, again. I met a man in a Facebook group. I was attracted to him as if there was no other man in the...
my room, dark black
my nightmares come back
my past, won't leave me
I need someone to free meFeatured Shared Story
I can relate to this poem a lot. My best friend killed himself last year in December, and I regret not being a better friend because I feel like I could have saved him if I had tried hard...
7. The Window
I look out the window and what do I see?
Except for a better version of me?
He did the right where I did the wrong
So, I'm the one that wrote this songFeatured Shared Story
My dad left me all alone and I never see him at all. People say that divorce is hard and they have no possible idea.
You told me that you loved me
And would never break my heart
You said that it was fun
That it wouldn't hurt.Featured Shared Story
I was raped, and he took my v-card. I was never the same. It broke me, and I'm still trying to repair.
10. Another Day
Life gets very busy.
Things get in the way.
Do I have time to visit?
I'll go another day.Featured Shared Story
I turned 67 this year and have been searching for old friends online. I went to college in a city 1500 miles away. It was probably the best time of my life. I have now looked for four friends...
The hardest part of getting old,
Is dealing with regrets,
Accepting there's no going back.
One chance is all I get.Featured Shared Story
I'm alone too, and it's mostly my own fault. I hate it, but it's trust. Grasping for youth at 54 is not how it should be.
When time runs out and your heart needs to say so much more
But the heart that should hear it is gone now forever
And you are left with a raw nagging sore,
Featured Shared Story
I lost my daughter my first born child just 10 days ago. To an addiction she tried so long to fight she hated what it did to her, in the end the demon prevailed and she died from an overdose....
When I was born, I was dying for warmth,
And as I grew, I was dying again.
Dying for affection, for love.
I was dying simply for a friend.Featured Shared Story
I like how this poem perfectly depicts how life is and how everyone is constantly wanting more and never truly happy with what they have. Social media has taken over the life of many and no...
15. Regret And Pain
Here I am,
Stumbling down the street
The rain's pouring down
I'm staring at my feetFeatured Shared Story
Hi, I'm sorry about your pain. I know how you feel. I have done what you have done. I have cut myself so much, but I did it to get attention from people. I never had friends when I was...
Why did I decide to change the course of my life?
I was impatient and naive that I let people take advantage of me.
My life has turned up side down, and now it is crashing down.
I thought I could find love and hold it, blindly I went for itFeatured Shared Story
This was the poem I needed to read! I am currently in a similar state. I cheated on my boyfriend (who I was with for 3 years) with my close guy friend. Figured he only enjoyed my company...
If he is ready to date
I have no chance
I would already be too late
For there to be romanceFeatured Shared Story
I know how it feels. Your poem made me cry. Thank you. I am trying to rekindle a flame with my wife. We have been together for 13 years and have 5 beautiful, smart kids. I love to write; it...
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