Thursday, April 27, 2017

Regrets

I wince in regret at my day,
Up I am at crack of dawn.
While over the tasks, I slog away,
Others waltz in, unconcerned thereupon, 

A pest of a crowd around me,
Ignorance, they pride as festoon, 
Rambling away nonsensically
While the wasteful, I try to prune.

In disappointment and remorse
I moan my daily chaos,
Like the oft ignored workhorse
I rue my conscientious ethos.

Hiccups arise, one too many,
While at my cost, I traipse
Appreciation, there isn't any,
A slight miss, but gets the scrapes. 

For today’s prompt, write a regret poem.

For today’s prompt, use at least 3 of the following 6 words in your poem (using a word or two in your title is fine); for extra credit, try using all 6:
  • pest
  • crack
  • ramble
  • hiccup
  • wince
  • festoon

6 comments:

  1. It does seem that, fir years, duties and work takes up too much of our time...glad you found time to write this poem!

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  2. I feel it helps to write down our feelings..

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  3. It occurred to me that we see ourselves differently than we see others. They look OK, but who knows how their own subjectivity is affecting them inside. I liked the phrase "pest of a crowd".

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  4. I like the rhyme and rhythm in this poem - it reads like a harried day!

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  5. Hah! I feel this, the daily mundane.

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  6. We march you our days often in repetition of the angst of the day before.

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Thank you for reading; and thank you in advance for the feedback