Permission to Forgive

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Permission to Forgive

Poem by: much2say

Genre: Poetry

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Poem by: much2say

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Genre: Poetry

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Summary

Forgiveness is something we should give to our selves. To ask for it can create an unwanted burden.

Summary

Forgiveness is something we should give to our selves. To ask for it can create an unwanted burden.

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Submitted: August 13, 2007

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Submitted: August 13, 2007

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This is for you
The mother who lied
Who cradled a glass
Instead of your child

You ask me to forgive
For the life, you let pass by
A life of mere existence
For a child who didn’t cry

Did you ignore?
Or perhaps not care
If she woke in the dark
To find you not there

A lonely child
With a silent voice
To care for you
Her only choice

No words of love
No warm embrace
An empty heart
And a tear stained face

You ask me to forgive
That I cannot do
I won’t betray the child
Or dismiss what she went through

You have always had my heart
it didn't fully break
Forgive yourself the past
And a future we might make.


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