Regret

Robert loughran 1962 (Ireland)



Regret and condemnation,
 circulate in the mind,
 propagating themselves,
 making more of their kind.
Images replicate,
 demanding ever more attention,
 starving life of love,
 and any new potential,

A small act of kindness
can cast all this flimsy to the wind.
dispelling gloom,
 allowing room for beauty to attend,
and see the glory in our strivings.
 for the shining light of dignity,
the hope inside humanity,
the naked courage of the good.
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Written on April 28, 2024

Submitted by robertl.92681 on April 28, 2024

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABXBXAXX XBXXXCCX
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 446
Words 88
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 8, 8

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