Emile Pinet

What If

I was born in a small town, (Bathurst) New Brunswick, Canada,. The third eldest of thirteen children, ten girls and three boys. I’m the product of a semi-dysfunctional family, brought up by a controlling, physically abusive father, verses a loving mother. Many of my poems reflect the uniqueness and…

What if we could pause time,
to start over again?
And forget yesterdays,
fraught with anguish and pain.

When today fades from view,
let's welcome tomorrow.
And think of our future,
not dwell on past sorrow.

Romantic nights will help
rekindle passion's flame.
For we've too much to lose,
not to restart the game.

Love's candle remains lit,
and yet it's flickering.
For nothing is gained by
fighting and bickering.

Let's fall in love again,
like we did in the start.
And embrace each other,
while we still share one heart.

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