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Regret Forgiveness Poems | Regret Poems About Forgiveness

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Details | I do not know? |


On weary ground I walk and think
Of you; your shadow follows everywhere
I go and feckless as the saline tears 
That flow, I’m hollow.
Memories, impressions thus ensue
A measured dose that slowly dribbles
Through; like intravenous drips that
Bring in pain, I see the poison coursing
Through my veins.

Regret’s a stinking feeling to endure
It leaves the heart there aching insecure
A pallid soul, laconic, dry and dead
And nothing to the past can ere be said.

On weary ground I walk and think of you!

Copyright © David Byrne | Year Posted 2010

Details | Cinquain |


Terrible Sadness
Voices I can’t forget.
Forgive me, Oh wretchedness!

Copyright © Nitesh Aggarwal | Year Posted 2007

Details | Rhyme |

My Only Regret

Some where in the Good Book
I saw it written well
One's conscience can forgive one
Or condemn one into hell
I should have always stood up
For the one that needed aid
Thus I profess my guilt
And the forgiveness, for which I've prayed

Copyright © Jerry T Curtis | Year Posted 2016

Details | I do not know? |

Do I regret it, regret the decisions?

Do I regret it,
Regret the decisions,
Did I really want to live this life,
Do I want to continue it,
What should I do?

Do I regret,
Regret meeting you,
Did I regret forgiving you so many times,
Times that I was hurt,

Do I regret,
Regret trusting you,
Did I regret trusting you,
Even when I knew the truth,

I regret a lot of things,
yes I'll admit,
But I never regret,
Regret the decisions,
Meeting you,
Trusting you,
Being hurt by you,
Letting you hurt me,
Because I was blinded by love,
In love so deep with you,
But I can see now,
And I will never be hurt,
mistreated or anything,
because this is a new me,
A new Vernard Lamar Mays

Copyright © Vernard Mays | Year Posted 2010

Details | Blank verse |


I regret
what I didn't say,
All the sorries
I didn't pay.

Wish I had never 
made your heart break,
Or crushed your hopes
in a lightning pace.

But things now
are way too late,
Regret does not
cure the pain.

Copyright © Thum Chiean Tien | Year Posted 2016

Details | I do not know? |

No Regret In Forgiveness

Life is too short 
To carry any kind of offence
Why you have chosen
To ignore me I am unsure
I do not know the reason why
If I have offended 
It was surely not my intent
And truly apologize

I know in the end 
All can be mended
An agreement can be met
With all of us living together
Without any regret
My door is always open
It is never too late
Offence I will never take
Blessings I send your way
Today and always.

Life is too short
To carry any kind of offence
We all have our failings
And expectations unmet
I know I try to do my very best
And can only expect
Others are doing the same
 I can hold not blame
But choose to forgive
Living without regret

Copyright © Linda La Rosa | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |


I didn't know you'd gone away
I heard it from another,
They said you went because of me
I didn't mean to smother.

I knew your spirit should be free
But couldn't let you go,
I needed you to be with me
I'm sorry. Did you know.

They said you travelled here and there
But never really found
The things that you were looking for
But I was still around.

They said that you were coming back
To always be with me,
But something happened on the way
That no-one could foresee.

If only I had persevered
And you'd not gone away,
You never would have found yourself
But you'd still be here today.

Copyright © lola barron | Year Posted 2012

Details | Free verse |



Angry words spoken
In a heated moment
Cut like ice
Chilling the bone 
And scarring the soul
Can’t take them back
Or erase the sting

Can you receive
Softly spoken words 
Of repentance?
To trust again
Is not easy

Decisions made in haste
Lived out with regret
Joy is abandoned
Only despair
Covers the soul
And obscures our dreams
With hopelessness
Suppressed longings 
Lie hidden under 
Layers of self-contempt

Can you receive
A divine solution 
To free the soul
Of its’ delusion?
To believe again
Is not so easy

Beauty for ashes
If we can receive


Copyright © Martha Allen | Year Posted 2011

Details | Free verse |

My Regret

My Regret

I served my country, true to my beliefs.
Did what was asked, did as told. 
Why do I feel so old?

I did no high speed combat team, 
Never stormed a door, 
never stepped in hell's domain.
So why do I feel so unclean.

I can't sleep any more,
Thinking of my chores,
Sending brave men, and women,
Some of them barely from their mothers home.
To go to another land, a temporary home.

Some went, and never came back,
Some went and wished they could take it all back.
Some came back missing a part of themselves,
Lost in the sand,
Lost in the streets,
These soldier’s should be proud of themselves.

But I am not proud of what I have done,
Sending these men to have their worlds come undone.
Following orders, 
Sending out orders.

I hate myself for what I did.

I sleep dreaming of the zombies of my fallen brethren following me asking,
Why me, why did you send me.

I cannot reply, I can only say.

I was following orders.

Copyright © Adam Ballard | Year Posted 2011

Details | Bio |


I regret
there is no guidebook for love
..I regret
manual to parenthood
I too regret
mistakes and anxious concerns
as you grew,I too,slow to learn
I regret
there is no guidebook for love
..I regret
manual to parenthood
I too regret
not speaking, aloud my love
..I regret
wanting, too much for you
I too regret
seeking ,what you could not see
...I regret
trying ,to make you too much like me
.. I regret
there is no guidebook for love 

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Details | Rhyme |


What to do 
When I hurt you 
What am I suppose to say 

I made you cry 
Because I lied 
The truth I can't delay 

You're going to go 
I already know 
Why would you want to stay 

You packed your things 
The pain it brings 
To watch you go away 

I know you're angry 
But please forgive me 
Atleast for another day 

It'll never be the same 
And I'm to blame 
But maybe it'll be okay 

I see you weep 
While you sleep 
Your dreaming of my betray 

You'll always remember 
That September 
When I went astray 

Never will I 
Make you cry 
With you is where I want to lay

Copyright © Jamie Rua | Year Posted 2012

Details | I do not know? |


The things you wish, 
wish you had done 
The people you have met, 
the things you said 
Such regret 

This hurt caused, 
inflicted on others, 
your family, 
your brothers 

The things you wish 
Wish you had done 
You beseech, 
for now.......... 
they are out of reach 

Such regret, 
you had today 
Your mindset, 
what did you say? 

This lump deep down 
Hard yet brittle 
Never goes away, 
keeps that frown 
The things you say 

These actions lost, 
friends and family gone 
To what cost? 
Your regret put upon 

The things you wish 
Wish you had said 
Wish you had done 
Such pain 
Such dread 
Your regret , 
put upon 

The things you wish, 
have now gone 
Correct the damge done 
Don't reach for the gun 
This regret..put upon 

The things you wish 
....to say sorry 
For, there is still time, 
to establish, 
to stop this crime 
Your mindset 
This regret 

The things you wish 
The things you need to forgive 
This regret 
Stop this mindset 
For,....You must live 

Copyright © Matthew Brackley | Year Posted 2006