James Grengs

Rookie (10.31.86 / Attleboro, MA)

Poet's Plea For Forgiveness

Poem by James Grengs

If I have hurt,
I am sorry.
If I have been wrong,
I am sorry.
If you could have written it better,
I am sorry.
If there might have been some other way
For me to express myself,
I am sorry.

For what am I sorry?
I am sorry
For offending the tender conscience.
I am sorry
For not being everything you thought I was.
I am sorry
That my poetry is not perfect.
I am sorry
That this poor medium is all I know
To use in self-expression.

For all these which you call wrongs,
I am sorry.
Please forgive me.

Comments about Poet's Plea For Forgiveness by James Grengs

  • Christopher Kirchner (3/5/2018 10:03:00 PM)

    I only hope i can forgive with the grace and forgiveness i have been desperate and humbly grateful to receive. Thank you for your poem(Report)Reply

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  • Hebert Logerie Sr.Hebert Logerie Sr. (2/2/2017 12:27:00 PM)

    Few people have the guts to ask for forgiveness. Few people have the courage to grant forgiveness.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 8, 2004

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