Treasure Island

Aufie Zophy

(18 October 1964)

Y/ One regret


A man on his deathbed
Here is what he said:
'I have only one regret'

'I have tried to be good,
To be as rich as I could'

Then about the regret, his voice grew quite faint:
'My regret is not to have lived more like a Saint'

Submitted: Sunday, January 13, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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While reading my past thoughts in my 'thoughts-book', I encountered this story in proze. It is not my own original idea but i had failed to write down its source.

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  • Malaya Roses (1/19/2013 7:06:00 PM)

    at deathbed.... a man could have only regret for undue kindness and compassion. Material world could never help his mind, heart and soul for cosy and comfort... YOU WROTE THE THOUGHT EXCELLENTLY..! ! (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (1/16/2013 9:44:00 AM)

    Such a beautiful one, indeed a precious mind...so before we are heading the last step to the our world end, lets try the best to be the one we should be...time is still giving us a chance, will we use the chance_Soul (Report) Reply

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