If only you listened

If only you listened when I said you should go to school;education is the grassroot of success.

If only you listened when I told you that you shouldn’t steal; there’s no alternative to hard work

If only you listened when I said you should surround yourself with like minded people; they are the ones that dream bigger than you do.

If only you listened when I said you should go out of your comfort zone; life isn’t a fairytale

If only you listened when I said you should train your brain by reading books; reading keeps your brain alive

If only you listened when I said you should be kind; kindness is like a basket ball, it bounces back

If only you listened when I said you should always have respect; too much respect doesn’t have a side effect

If only you listened when I said you should not give up; last time I checked, broken crayons still colour

If only you listened when I said you should love God with all you have

If only you listened when I said you shouldn’t fall deeply in love; you’ll get your heart crushed

If only you listened, you wouldn’t go all about begging on the streets

If only you listened.

To my friend who got lost in the labyrinth of life.

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