I'm Sorry

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This is for a girl I used to know. I knew her in life, but never appreciated her enough. This poem is the sad and honest truth.

Submitted: January 07, 2007

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This is what I've always wanted to say

To Elaine as she looks down on us

 

I'm sorry-

Sorry for everything I said behind your back

Sorry for my feelings of jealousy and hate

Sorry for not loving you,

Not doing the Christian thing

 

I'm sorry-

You didn't deserve to die

You were young, too young

You were an angel with a beautiful voice,

Even though I didn't always see it

 

I'm sorry-

That we weren't better friends

That we never did have sleepovers

That we only talked at church or school,

That I wasn't there to comfort you

 

I hope you can forgive me -

For everything I've done

I know "sorry" won't make it all okay

But I pray that you can find forgiveness,

Somewhere deep within your heart.


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