Corey Campbell

I Can’t Promise

I can’t promise
I won’t ever make you mad
I can’t promise
There won’t be times when you will feel sad

I can’t promise
That you won’t feel hurt nor feel stress
Like I can’t promise
That I am perfect, when at times I am a mess

I can’t promise
That our life will be so easy
I can’t promise
That everything you do will please me

I can’t promise
That I will always make you smile
Like I can’t promise
I won’t ever stop loving my child

But through it all
After all of the things that I can’t promise
Love is still here
Even though,
I still can’t promise…

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Poem Edited: Friday, February 25, 2011

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Comments about I Can’t Promise by Corey Campbell

  • Shanique Lennon (2/24/2009 4:57:00 PM)

    i luv this poem! ! ! very creative..use of repetition and all to emphasize on what youre saying...god bless

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