June 5, 2012

Shun Me

by Cody Robinson

Maybe this is what I deserve. God knows I've earned it. Until my arrest, I was a selfish, lazy, disrespectful worm. Now I'm trying to repair all that I've destroyed, but apparently some bridges will just remain burned.
I know how lucky I am to be alive and healthy and to still have people in my life that love me. It's just that sometimes I look at the people and things I used to know and have, and I see how much I've lost, too. Those are the days when my life hurts the most.
I talk like I don't miss certain people, people whose names I won't disgrace by connecting their pasts with mine. The truth is that I almost always feel guilty whenever they cross my mind.


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Alejandro.M Posted 9 years, 6 months ago.   Favorite
I believe that remorse is something which cam be very healthy in this sort of scenario. Unfortunately, to reach this point it often does take having to have lost someone/something at some point in our lives.

The trick is to take this and use it to produce something productive in your life. Do not let it keep you dowwn. Rather think of how bad you feel when this guilt and the feelings associated come to mind and allow yourself to work to get away from it all. By reforming yourself and your attitude towards life you can make the positive change needed to make something better out of yourself. But remember it can only come from within you; and only you alone can start it.

brittneyanderson2011 Posted 9 years, 6 months ago.   Favorite
What a lovely poem. Remember that the mistakes in your past doesn't define you, your future defines you. I wish you the best of luck.

VictimRights Posted 8 years, 8 months ago.   Favorite
Is refreshing to see someone on this joke of a website actually expressing remorse. Far too many seem too happy to use this as a platform to further poison the world with their sick and twisted views, hence why they are in prison. Maybe if more felt even an ounce of remorse, the victims of their crimes may be able to heal. If you are in prison, you are there because you broke the law and should be punished. Never forget that.

charlottelouise Posted 8 years, 5 months ago.   Favorite
your poems is nice, look forward not back

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