Kathleen J. Shields

Rookie - 109 Points (03-05-77 / Houston, TX)

I Am So Sorry - Poem by Kathleen J. Shields

When I came to you, you did not listen
You shrugged your head and kept dismissing
All my worries, fears and doubts
To you were unknown whereabouts
I tried so hard to tell you this
To get you to reminisce
Of all the times life was so good
Of times I thought you understood
But you weren’t there, your spirit gone
Your body was already withdrawn
And no matter how hard I tried to share
Your heart was empty you didn’t care
So here I am, the sky so starry
Looking up at you, I am so sorry.

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Comments about I Am So Sorry by Kathleen J. Shields

  • (3/16/2007 9:23:00 AM)

    Kathleen, a 10 for this wonderful, painfully
    and honest poem.
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  • john tiong chunghoo (12/7/2006 1:04:00 PM)

    love this kathleen. resonates with me.

    starry night
    a twinkle for each
    of my 'sorries'
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 7, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 4, 2010

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