Robert Murray Smith

Forgiveness - Poem by Robert Murray Smith

The past masks a hurt so strong.
From whence it came is bold, present.
Your visage appears like a beautiful bird in song.
Yet, no dust storm could so envelop my presence.
No storm would rain down so long.
Hope, an eternal summer day, becomes florescent.
That thought lasts an instant, an era bygone.
To banish, accept that hurt, is my sentence.
Torment prevails over a winter long.
A mist lifts from the dark clouds present.
Bright light, my darkness is not prolonged.
So hard to continue this black winter, in essence.
Fight, lift this mood, shoot for the stars, be strong.
Reason prevails all is forgiven, a remitted sentence.

Topic(s) of this poem: forgiveness, poem

Form: Sonnet

Comments about Forgiveness by Robert Murray Smith

  • Robert Murray Smith (12/17/2017 6:50:00 PM)

    If we forgive another we do not carry a burden around. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/15/2017 1:32:00 PM)

    This sonnet is so forgiving. (Report) Reply

  • (9/22/2017 10:42:00 PM)

    This poem of forgiveness could not be better expressed. (Report) Reply

  • (9/22/2017 4:20:00 PM)

    Every drop of forgiveness is in this exquiste poem. (Report) Reply

  • (9/22/2017 4:00:00 PM)

    This rendition of forgiveness is beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • (6/24/2017 11:44:00 PM)

    This is a classic poem of yours. (Report) Reply

  • (2/24/2017 7:29:00 AM)

    Foregiveness, the past is a heavy burden in the present. Beautifully evocative written in sonnet form. The resolution at the end is beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • (1/21/2017 7:49:00 PM)

    Very deep feelings encircled by some poignant and unforgettable images as past and present hurt come together in
    an unforgettably beautiful and tender poem leading to Forgiveness
    Excellent, indeed!
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Poem Edited: Monday, January 23, 2017

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