Laurence Overmire

Forgive - Poem by Laurence Overmire

Take the ego, put it in a box.
Set it on the table.

Acknowledge, heart-wise
The inter-connection of one to another.

Recognize fault.
Without and within.

Refuse blame.
Accept imperfection.

And finally, from the struggle of soul to soul
Once again, embrace


(Previously published in Write-Away, June 2003)

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Forgive by Laurence Overmire

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, April 11, 2008

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]