Look Ahead. Don’t Look Back.
If you look ahead you will be on the right track.
Your future is ahead of you. Your past is behind.
Leave it where it is! It might be unkind.
You might have made some mistakes, but I assure you this
Your future will be nothing but radiant bliss.
If you regress, the streets are old
But if you move forward, they are paved with gold.
Do not put your head down and begin to cry
You are better than what you think you are. Trust me! Just try.
Why are you pondering which way to go?
Do not stop now! You will start to go slow!
If you really need help and you need it right away
Get down on your knees and pray, pray, pray!
I have been where you are and I know it is rough
But you need to keep going! You need to stay tough!
You are almost at the goal now! I can see it from here!
The finish line is crystal clear!
A few more steps! That is all you need!
Then you can say that you truly can succeed!
Your adrenaline is rushing and your heart is pumping
Your legs are shaking! Your feet are jumping!
Now you have made it! I knew that you could!
Your life is complete, pure and good!
Todays poetry contest submission was written by Kaitlin Gombar.
Do you think it could possibly be one of the best new poems of 2013?