Things I wanted that I couldn't have, a limerick There once was something I wanted With its nearness I was taunted I reached out to touch But missed by this much And by that I'm forever haunted. Things I wanted that I couldn't have, a nonet Everything I ever wanted was denied to me -- no, that's a lie. I tried to never want much. Then if you don’t get it you won’t have to be disappointed. But turns out I still was.