Wishbone Never

~

The chance never taken

The kiss never given

The eyes never opened

The door never closed

The hand never held

The pain of never let go

The thought never pushed

The wishbone never pulled

~

(Inspired by ‘Wishbone’ by BuddhaRocks as pictured above. You can view more of his pictures here http://buddharocks.deviantart.com/gallery/ This poem is for The Buddha Rocks Project as hosted by Evelyn at http://fillingahole.wordpress.com/)

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Evelyn
    Dec 16, 2011 @ 19:34:03

    “The pain of never let go”
    no shit, huh?
    sigh…

    Reply

  2. Billie Jo Woods
    Dec 16, 2011 @ 23:24:46

    A life full of regrets, so sad.

    Reply

  3. Robin Hawke
    Dec 16, 2011 @ 23:57:28

    Love the connection I made between your poem and the shadow, Robin

    Reply

  4. Mike
    Dec 17, 2011 @ 16:40:00

    I wonder how many times in life we end up saying, “If only …..”
    A great piece of writing.

    Reply

  5. Eric
    Jan 03, 2012 @ 23:06:22

    I apologize for missing this one. And thank you for being so diligent with the links!

    Reply

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