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A Confession

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I always had a feeling
that I gave you my entire life
'I' worked hard,
'I' suffered,
& 'I' sacrificed
Though, it was nothing more than my arrogance,
you always agreed to my baseless arguments
and always accepted the myth
Now, at a tired, spiritless stage of life
I sit back & think,
Did I ever care for your feelings?

At times, when you really needed
I went away from you
In search of my 'own' space
and a name for myself
I always tried to justify it
I kept on chasing 'my' ambitions
but, I tried to convince you,
as if they were 'our' dreams

'our' dreams? I doubt it
They could not be our dreams, yet
you prayed for a sun-shine every morning
Now, I have no hesitation in confessing
that you are the star of my sky
who always carried my burdens,
without expecting any appreciation
burdens of my unrealized dreams

I don't know how often I broke your heart
yet you stood by me
willing to accept all the hassles, gracefully
How can I ever thank you,
for coming into my life?
and giving a meaning to my life
Even now,
when I regret my past
You teach me,
to cherish everyday as last day of life
I fear of that 'last' day
because, I hate to say good-bye
When the end comes for me,
I wish you to hold me in your embrace
As you have hold me over the years
I can apologize for all the moments in past,
when I failed to say 'I love you'
and make a promise to rectify them,
if given a 'next' life!
Lee Howlett 15 July 2009
I agree a great confessions
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Miriam Maia Padua 05 April 2009
what a great confession in a very lovely way.? written with feeling...emotions are poured out... i admire you for this write...very meaningful your thoughts serve as guide for us. really great... i enjoyed and was touched reading this poem of yours.. 10++++..
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Ridge Cahill 06 February 2009
Dripping of self-burdened truth and recognition of one’s folly. This poem is more than a confession, it is an awakening of self and the importance to giving and not just taking, and the recognition that the next life has arrived – embrace it and fulfill her evermore with it. I enjoyed this poem immensely, I too much confess -
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Reshma Ramesh 27 October 2008
wow............what is greater than realizing that u have done wrong and ask for forgiveness....
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Seema Chowdhury 25 October 2008
its a wonderful poem. i hope your loved one will forgive you and you can start anew. Good Luck! ! !
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Asif Andalib 25 October 2008
Realization of true love of your spouse lately but it's not too late. A very nice poem wonderfully penned.
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Neha Aradhye 25 October 2008
seems like u really want to confess to dat someone! ! ! its really good! ! ! i must say ur poem is-a realization of hw hard(indirectly) , a person got a treatement from his/her loved ones
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Sarah Abdullah 25 October 2008
Nice one It's Always better to Thank those who stand by our sides Every Day Coz no one knows when will it be our last day
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Indira Babbellapati 24 October 2008
as a woman all i ask is...doesn't the voice represent the whole of male fraternity?
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Sulaiman Mohd Yusof 24 October 2008
A confession of a heartbreaker.........hopin' for a new ray of lights! ! !
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