Without Regret

if I could start again

I would search high and low for her

if I knew then, what I know now

I would never have resisted

the burning flame of love

she found me broken

and filled with apathy

she taught me balance

and showed me how to love again


something I had forgotten

lessons learned over rough terrain

I will not regret one painful step

for every scar placed on this heart

has led me to her

for which I will be forever grateful

Steve Knarr is a writer living in Ohio.

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