A Confession Poem by Deependra Kumar Jha

A Confession

Rating: 5.0

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!

Anjali Sinha 24 October 2008

'that you are the star of my sky who always carried my burdens' nice one inspite of her cooperation and love why do u fail to say 'lv you' ++10 regards anju,

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Kesav Easwaran 24 October 2008

in life we dream a lot...involve others also in our dreams...telling them that such dreams are theirs too... and in the end we find ourselves remain dreaming alone...a very good poem...meaningfully introspective 10

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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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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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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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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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