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Rating: 4.9
I heard it repeating,
that voice in my ear,
and wondered once more
if redemption was near.
It seemed to get louder
then faded away..
No, that's not redemption
I'm hearing today!

It lingers around in
my cochlear womb.
Its muted words screaming
in that vacuumed tomb.
I can't or I don't
Want to hear it out loud,
I guess it's unlikely
to make me feel proud

It's there all the time
with it's deep throaty hiss,
creeps inside my thoughts
like an unwelcomed kiss.
Distraction just fails to
keep it's voice away,
it screams through the night
and most of the day.

It keeps on repeating
demanding a voice,
I'm feeling so weak now
I don't have a choice.
I bit my lips hard,
it brings tears to my eyes,
and although I WAS right..
I will apologise!
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: apology,forgiveness
Robert Murray Smith 17 January 2021
Some great lines.
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Shaun Cronick 02 October 2020
I was in your neighbourhood Lodigiana just revisiting some great poems and again found this one. It wasn't that hard to rediscover for it like all your poetry shines day and night. And oh so brightly! Five stars and again most worthy of each. I wish you well and the loved ones around you. Shaun.x.
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Chinedu Dike 17 January 2020
An insightful bit of verse in well expressed thoughts and feelings. A work of an intricate mind. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.
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Lodigiana Poetess 17 January 2020
I am always so pleased when poets I admire write such lovely comments..Thank you!
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Lyn Paul 17 January 2020
A wonderful poem that captures the reader. Perhaps I need to " Surrender" a little more. Thank You
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Lodigiana Poetess 17 January 2020
Thank you Lyn for your kind comments but.only “surrender’ if you have to! Lodigiana x
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Edward Kofi Louis 17 January 2020
Overcoming! ! Able to apologise. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Lodigiana 17 January 2020
How lovely to receive your kind comments Edward..Thank you so much
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Tom Allport 17 January 2020
A wonderful write that says sorry despite you being right? ....well penned.
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Lodigiana 17 January 2020
Sometimes that’s just how life works...Thank you so much Tom for your lovely comments x
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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 17 January 2020
Apology is an act of great courage while forgiveness is even a greater virtue. A poem that combines both is truly sublime. Heartiest Congratulations Lodigiana, once again. Please enjoy the moment........10
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Lodigiana 17 January 2020
You are incredibly kind..thank you Geeta and I am so pleased that you enjoyed it.Lodigiana x
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Anil Kumar Panda 17 January 2020
Such a wonderful poem with a smooth flow a nd i would like to read it again and again. 'I bit my lips hard, it brings tears to my eyes, and although I WAS right.. I will apologise! '.. is very interesting. Congrats.
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Lodigiana 17 January 2020
So pleased that you enjoyed this..thank you for reading and your kind comments.
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Harley White 17 January 2020
This poem was a delight to read, with rhyme and meter that moved seamlessly throughout, leading to a conclusion that brought a smile. Well done and congratulations for poem of the day..
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Lodigiana Poetess 17 January 2020
Thank you so much Harley! I am thrilled that you enjoyed it and that it raised a wry smile! ! lodigiana x
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Sylvia Frances Chan 17 January 2020
A true entertaining poem, sublimely worded and adorably presented. What surpirsed me is the fact that this poem is a hilarious and a bit sardonic tune. BUT the Song is loveliest, Lodigiana! I have enjoyed very much this crystal clear poem as neverwhere, thinking of all the volcanos exploding, dirty dust comes down and Aussie in fire for months.........A 10 Full Score for the beautiful poem. A well deserved MPOTD. CONGRATULATIONS..
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Lodigiana Poetess 17 January 2020
Thank you so much my dear friend, your words are both kind and generous and as always very much appreciated. Thank you Sylvia very much
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