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if I had to do over again

Read this poem in some blog and it was precisely what was going through my mind then. Read through and enjoy!

I Wouldn't Try To Be So Perfect !

If I had my life to live over again,
I'd try to make more mistakes next time
I wouldn't try to be so perfect.
We all have perfection fetishes,
what difference does it make,if you let people know
you are imperfect? They can identify with you then.
Nobody can identify with pefection.

I would relax more,I'd be sillier then than I've been on this trip.
Infact, I know very few things that I would take so seriously.
I'd be crazier,I'd be less hygienic,I'd take more chances.
I'd climb more mountains,I'd watch more sunsets.
I'd go more places I've never seen.
I'd eat more ice-creams and fewer beans.
I'd have more actual troubles and fewer imaginary ones.

You see,I was one of those people
who lived sensibly and sanely
hour after hour and day after day
Oh, I've had my moments,
and if I have to do it again
I'd have more of those moments.
Infact,I'd try to have nothing but beautiful moments
moment by moment by moment
In case you didn't know it,
that's the stuff life is made of-only moments!
Don't miss them now
I've been one of those people
who never went anywhere without a thermometer,
a hot water bottle,a gargle, a raincoat, and a parachute.
If I had to do it again,
I'd travel lighter next time.

If I had it to do all over again
I'd start barefoot earlier in the spring
and stay that way until later in the fall
I'd ride more mery-go-rounds,
I'd watch more sunrises, and I'd play with more children
If I had it to do over again.....


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