SHOULD

dear diary,
i think that life
is just a cacophony
of missed moments -
should have studied more.
should have been nicer.
should have stayed
with grandma that night.
should have, should have,
should have kissed her
and then maybe
i wouldn’t be
missing her.
but i guess
we’ll never know.
—  missed chances || r.m. || 6.5.17