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What Cannot Be



Chance lost
seems of more worth
than all else.

What cannot be
reclaimed, restored, or redone
is a torment.

We love what was
far more
than what is.

Regret
is the flower
we carry to death

and only on dying
drop.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.