Saturday, October 10, 2009

No Regrets

I'm starring in the mirror, thinking bout the week past

*Sade's husband suffocated in the pile of sand, that truck driver could 've just been patient
then he wont have tripped and emptied the sand in their car, trapping him for 3hours

*Boye's sister, diagnosed with a rare disease, been seeing a specialist for 13months now.
Then she has an attack and the specialist cant be reach for some reason
10 minutes, 20 minutes, he said she tried to fight but poof, just like that, she breathed her last breath

I choose not to continue, cos this is not about the deaths, no...., as i stare in the mirror, one question keeps ringing in my head.

"After all is said and done, did they live the life they always dreamed they would"

I told someone sometime ago,

"I am not afraid to die, my fear is to die and not live the life that i was born to live,
that my friend is my greatest fear"

I want to tell myself...."dont think bout death right now"

But then, someday, one day, we all pass on, we would leave this world and move on
to the world that lies beyond"

I'm starring in the miror and thinking of the past week,

each day, hour, minute, second spent

I'm trying to remember..., did i do what i should have done

or did i do what chance allowed me to do.

Was it another case of *SSDD or was there the fire of passion

burning in the descisions i took and the moves i made.

I'm starring in the mirror and thinking of the past week,

and this time i tell myself,

Whatever you did yesterday, now, yesterday is gone,

But tomorrow..., that is a new page

a new chance, a new reality

to embrace my passions, embrace MY LIFE

to take a step to make it what it should be

and not take it as it comes.

for no money can buy it....the joy of living as i should

no wealth can satisfy, if my dreams die long before i do

Once again, the fire burns, once again, my passions are ignited

To you that have gone on ahead, i can only say, i hope you lived YOUR LIFE
The one you were born to live

PS: * Real people but their names have been changed
PSS: SSDD - Same Shit Different Day (forgive my french)


  1. that is the critical question of life..... did we live the life we dreamt we would?

    real food for thought..

  2. You have got me thinking too. Am I living the life I always wanted? Those stories are so touching.

    Thanks for sharing.

  3. i try not to think of death..quite scary.

  4. This is MY greatest fear as well. Death will surely come, that i know but would it have been a life well spent? hmm.

  5. Hmmmm. I guess we owe it to ourselves, our family and God to be the best version of ourselves we can ever be.Then when death comes we'll embrace it with no regrets.

  6. @akaBagucci and Myne

    Its a real important question and sometimes, inthe course of "living life, we forget to ask ourselves

    @ leggy

    I know right, although its an inevitable part of life

    @Repressed One

    I do hope it is...for everyone of us


    We sure do, and i hope we don't pass on without fulfilling our best

  7. Very sorry to hear about your week. It must be a very difficult time for you (((hugs))).

  8. So sorry to hear this, I loved the quote not afraid to die but afraid of not living the life i was born to live, these days I really ask myself if i'm living that life or i'm just swimming in whatever direction the ocean takes me. Hmm something to think about. Be strong my sis

  9. True, we need to live consiously, not too differennt from my article - A legacy.

  10. You just gave me something to think about. I used to be scared of death, but we are all going to die some day..