Shadows of Regret
1. "Demons" by Imagine Dragons
2. "Happy” NF
3. "Hate Myself" by NF
4. "Trauma" NF
5. “All for us” Labrinth
6. “Human” Christina Perri
7. “Tying My Best” Anson Seabra
8. "You Don’t know" by Katelyn Tarver
9. "Hold On” Chord Overstreet
10. “Flicker” Niall Horan
11. “Let You Down” by NF
12. “Miracle” Labrinth
13. “Life, I am Over You” Zevia
In the depths of his soul, demons took hold,
Addictions and disorders, stories yet untold.
He fought with every ounce of his might,
But the worst enemy he faced was his own endless night.
Oh, the battle waged within his troubled mind,
Therapies failed, and meds couldn't find
A way to silence the screams in his head,
As he stumbled through the darkness, alone and misled.
Nosey neighbors, gossiping tongues,
Misunderstandings and judgment clung.
He couldn't explain the horrors they heard,
His nightmares trapped him, the truth obscured.
Bloodshot eyes, a sign of his plight,
Insomnia's curse, not alcohol in sight.
He grew accustomed to their stares and disdain,
But wondered if his children viewed him the same.
Oh, the suddenness struck like a knife,
As the children's service arrived in his life.
He couldn't confess the battles he fought,
For fear it would worsen, his sanity distraught.
Beyond the furnishings, colors so bright,
Love permeated that house, hidden from sight.
But they took them away, his reason to live,
Leaving behind a hollow life, no solace to give.
His job once a refuge, a place to find peace,
Now a blurry haze, focus began to cease.
Regret seeped through his veins, a constant ache,
As he faced the consequences of his mistakes.
Oh, the shadows of regret cast a long, dark pall,
In a life now empty, he yearned for the call
Of laughter and joy that his children once shared,
Leaving him alone, broken, and emotionally impaired.
In the echoes of silence, he stood all alone,
A shattered soul, with no place to call home.
He clung to the remnants of a life once whole,
Lost in the shadows, regret taking its toll.
As the sun ascends from the east,
A tapestry of orange engulfs the sky,
Memories etched in its radiant hues,
Promises woven with each passing day.
Happiness resides not in mere dreams,
But in the blessings, we hold dear,
Those who fill every precious moment,
Whose absence leaves a void too clear.
In our envisioned frames of the future,
They find their rightful place,
Their presence, a beacon of solace,
An embrace that time cannot erase.
Together, we face the depths of fear,
When the world wears a smile,
In their eyes, we glimpse strength,
For they understand us, free from guile.
A call that holds no agenda or cause,
Just a simple query, "Are you okay?"
Year after year, we draw them close,
Sharing triumphs, marking each day.
And in their patient souls, a virtue unfurled,
They become irreplaceable, the rarest of gems.
For in a world of haste and restless whirls,
They offer solace and tranquility, like diadems.
With steadfast calm, they weather life's storms,
Guiding us with unwavering grace.
Their gentle words, like healing balm,
Bring peace to our tumultuous space.
In moments of chaos, they stand serene,
Their patience an anchor that keeps us strong.
They teach us the beauty of waiting unseen,
And with understanding, right our every wrong.
In a realm where instant gratification reigns,
Their presence is a beacon, a resolute sign.
Their patience, a testament that remains,
That their love and worth are truly divine.
No happiness greater than a life embraced,
With joy, laughter, and love by our sides.
In their company, our hearts find solace and rest,
Forever grateful for the love that abides.