Virginie Guillemette

Rookie (1977 / Quebec, Canada)

Forgiveness - Poem by Virginie Guillemette

forgive me if I have sinned
me in my state
striving to win
to catch the prize
I left this piece behind.
Over and over I've forgiven you
over and again something
compelled me to.
i am the soft reed
watch me bend down
i bend to the ground
never snapping till now
snapped like breaking your vow.
If I am broken, dear
then you can blame that year
and you
who cut me in two.
tore me in twain
to ask forgiveness again.
but forgive me, will you?
how can you tell me true
that your reed will bend low
bend like that arrow bow
to launch arrows in hearts like my own?
red hot heart charcoal stone
heat will not melt this clay
but it crumbles away
with a harsh hand
and betrayal plan.
I guess not, my hard sailor man.

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  • (3/28/2007 5:39:00 PM)

    Forgive me if I have sinned me in my state striving to win.Hot (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 5, 2011

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