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I Was Wrong

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I Was Wrong

You looked at me and told me I was wrong
Everything I did was not good enough
Over and over I heard that same song

Hearing that message can be really tough
I started to believe the words you said
Everything I did was not good enough

Things changed when to the bible I was led
It helped me see myself in a new light
I no longer believed the words you said

God loves me I'm not a child of the night
I now see myself through my Savior's eyes
It helped me see myself in a new light 

You have your own problems I realize
Possibly one day you will understand
I now see myself through my Savior's eyes

Thankfully no longer under your command
Possibly one day you will understand
You looked at me and told me I was wrong
Over and over I heard that same song






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  1. Date: 9/25/2013 12:56:00 PM

    This is very deep and touched me in many ways..It goes to my favs...Btw..tnks for your last connents..always so kind..Re Drake s comment..Yep I do write what I feel at that time..and sometimes I might make it to read all poems by each poet friend but when I visit I want to make sure to feel his her pulse in the poem ..then write my simple thoughts.Excellent poem here.

    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop Date: 9/25/2013 12:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    not make it i meant: )
  1. Date: 9/25/2013 12:53:00 PM

    Hi dear friend..this poem touched my heart and soul..It so painful when someone critisize us over and over again..Definitely a mental abuse..a fine sharp type of bullying which takes time to heal If We ever make it to get out of that trap.Then the end of your poem so positive..Our father in heaven who loves us for who we are..Who shows us how special We are cause We are his very own beings..nd yes We our all special in our own ways.and if people in the past failed to recognize it..Its their loss

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 6:21:00 AM

    You wrote a very good terzanelle, sorry you had to experience this. I'm glad you were able to see yourself through the eyes of your Father. Have a wonderful day, Richard.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/25/2013 7:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Becca, all worked out in the end.
  1. Date: 9/24/2013 7:05:00 PM

    I have known a few like this....liked the way you crafted this one...works well with that form...great write :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/24/2013 8:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Sandra, thought I am sorry you know a few like this.
  1. Date: 9/24/2013 11:08:00 AM

    Now this one was a real fun to read..( I am not being sarcastic ) I remember how one of my friend use to complain about everything. ..few people are never satisfied with what they have....I enjoyed reading this..Richard ! Richard !

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/24/2013 8:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Red.
    Fiery Avatar Red Fiery Date: 9/24/2013 11:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I realised that instead of writing cheers I wrote ur name...well cheers now !
  1. Date: 9/24/2013 1:03:00 AM

    Soup Mail, Richard...

  1. Date: 9/24/2013 12:20:00 AM

    wow Richard. I Love where you took this theme and this style of poetry is not easy. Very well done!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/24/2013 6:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andrea, I appreciate the kind comment.
  1. Date: 9/23/2013 11:54:00 AM

    At times like this indignation just threatens to take control...Wish I could say it was the righteous kind, but it isn't...HOW? How could someone belittle and say those things to you? I'm so glad you went to the source of where your value lies...in the Savior's Eyes...I'm disturbed...take care, Richard...A beautiful terzanelle...Victory...I've finally caught up with my posts. Have a good day! :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/23/2013 7:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    No worries Eileen, I was drawing on past memories. That was a very long time ago. I see your mamma Bear instincts kicking in. That is so sweet!
  1. Date: 9/23/2013 10:48:00 AM

    Against complain nice admission and beautiful comprehension. Wonderfully done. Loved always, bl

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/23/2013 7:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks bl
  1. Date: 9/23/2013 9:50:00 AM

    Good morning dear Richard. Havent been so well lately. Not ignoring you at all just havent had a chance to get on much. I bought a 5th wheel to move into and have been working on it. I know how it feels to be wrong I am reminded everyday. Love Colleen

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/23/2013 7:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Colleen! So great to hear from you. Sorry to hear you have not been well. You are still part of my prayers. Are you going to do any traveling with the fifth wheel?
  1. Date: 9/23/2013 8:44:00 AM

    Indeed. I used to date a girl like this. The type to miss you just as much as she would wait for you to fail. Piercing criticims was her way of getting off. Pitiful, really. That said, there is a reason Karma exists...beautiful & poignant writing, Richard.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes Date: 9/25/2013 8:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL! My secret's out. HA!
    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/23/2013 7:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I didn't know that you dated my ex wife, what a small world * lol*
  1. Date: 9/23/2013 8:41:00 AM

    I enjoyed the Terzanelle with rhythm, Richard

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/23/2013 7:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Dr. Ram
  1. Date: 9/23/2013 8:36:00 AM

    Beautifully said Richard,,, who jah bless, no man can curse. God knows our heart & knows our soul even when weapons are formed against us, unjustly. Really enjoyed reading today thank you 4 sharing one love, Cherie~<3~

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 9/23/2013 7:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I have been greatly blessed and have much to be thankful for. Thanks for your thoughtful comment.