Life is Too Short

By TE

Sentenced to 7 years in prison at the age of sixteen
Life is too short to be sitting in prison
Holding grudges on a person is a waste of time
People change and things go wrong so quickly
But that’s a part of life
Life is too short to hold grudges
Always forgive but never forget and have no regrets
Life is too short to be unhappy
Smile when you are sad and laugh when you can
Because life is too short

Tagged with , , , , ,

1 Comment

  1. CJ on April 24, 2020 at 2:34 PM

    Dear TE,
    Thank you for this challenging poem. I have always believed time is our most valuable resource and I am extremely glad to read that you believe this, given your circumstances. Please continue to believe in what you have written as I believe it is the best mindset for success.
    Respectfully,
    CJ

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The poets featured here are currently incarcerated, and many of them are in federal prisons far from home. Your feedback is a valuable source of motivation and connection to the outside community. Post your comments, feedback, and encouragement in the space below the poem. Messages will be passed on directly to the author. Comments may not appear immediately on the site, as our team processes them to mail to the poets.