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Tanka Forgiveness Poems | Tanka Poems About Forgiveness

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Details | Tanka |

Eleventh September (engraved scar)

Would the world forgive?
Destruction of twin towers
echoes of cries and pain
all  the nations in prayer
Ghosts and ashes the remainings

Its hard to forget,yet lets try to forgive
(Don't hate them ,hate their deed)                                                          Charma

Copyright © Charmaine Chircop | Year Posted 2009

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Spring marks no return
to life from sleep, no rebirth
of something long dead...

but here rises a new hope
from the ashes of the world.

Copyright © Tracy Decker | Year Posted 2007

Details | Tanka |

'Forgive Yourself'

they held you captive mistakes you made long ago cut the ties that bind forgive yourself and move on God forgave you long ago

Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2013

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Forgiveness What is forgiveness… A state of mind that’s open, A heart that still cares, The wish to set back the clock And start all over again. Hope to heal the pain With salve of understanding… Tears to wash away Bitterness inside the heart Made sweet for a fresh new start © Sandra M. Haight 2015 All Rights Reserved ~NA~ Contest: Forgiveness Sponsor: Rob Carmack Judged: 03/14/2015

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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Sweet Sanctuary

Come asylum's breath,
gossamer wings touch mine brow ~
Grant me refuge please;
then may my soul find comfort.
In your peace, my heart shall rest...

Copyright © Adell Foster | Year Posted 2010

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Charcoal colored eyes
mine have seen so much sorrow
Greiving in the past
my resentments won't subside
nor will my lover forget

Copyright © michael hornschuch | Year Posted 2010

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My Love Song In Tankas

just in few moments as the dusk obscures the sky lids cover my eyes my mind begins to reckon the things I’ve done the whole day a flurry it was missing the sun in your eyes my heart in regrets didn’t sing you song last night or gave you right back sweet hugs now I sing my song but ice cream melts on its cone what else will I do to win back the love from you and make me smile and heart grows plead down so deeply asking you not to leave me I am so sorry this is the best melody be sung in my poetry I hope you can hear song being played in G-Clef lonely but lovely Tanka Song with love I sing hoping to ease all our pains
Written: Oct. 7, 2012 Second Place Winner Contest: Tanka-Sad Song Judged: 10/21/2012 Poet Sponsor: My Greatest Poet, Poet-Destroyer Fourth Place Winner Contest: Tanka me this, tanka me that, tanka me anypoem you want... Judged: 10/23/2012 Poet Sponsor: SKAT

Copyright © Galeo DS | Year Posted 2012

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mother keeping that letter
from my first love 
until I was fifty
and happily married

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Forgive and Forget, a Foolish Fallacy

The grace to forgive
Does not mean it’s forgotten
The heart remembers
Scar tissue ever present
Yet it pumps out crimson love

Eileen Manassian Ghali


Copyright © Eileen Manassian | Year Posted 2013

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Rose Asks Forgiveness

Pulling energy
  Fervor from Heaven above
    Impaired by her thorns
     Faint memories of her past-
       Forgiveness is all Rose asks.

Honorable Mention in the "Description Made Easy" contest by Mac McGovern.

A. Green

Copyright © Amy Green | Year Posted 2010

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Sent Feelings

I throw my words free..

hope they land and find your eyes..

    feelings leftover..

never spoil only missed..

must be used before there lost..

Copyright © Michael J. Falotico | Year Posted 2010

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Syllables of Wisdom 3

     Forgiving yourself
 Necessary for self growth
  Know you tried your best
 The past belongs in the past
Your mistakes don't define you

Contest:- Syllables of Wisdom 3
Sponsor:- Silent One

19th January 2016

Copyright © Cecilia Macfarlane | Year Posted 2016

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can't fogive

i do not want to,
nor, never will fogive him,
for he has hurt me
and i just can't forgive him,
for what he has done to me

Copyright © Bri Brown | Year Posted 2009

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On Into The Night

Tis, this other life
Appearing only as dream
Day I left your side
Ramparts that did not collide
Yet, I know still deep inside

Copyright © Steven Henderson | Year Posted 2017

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Forgive Me

There is no denying
You are my one and only love
Please come back to me
Happiness can still be ours
I will not let my jealousy
Destroy what we have together
Please say you will forgive me 

Copyright © Vernette Hutcherson | Year Posted 2007

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Ready to forget,
burning every memory 
with this swollen wrath; 
if I took it to my grave
unrest would be my sure curse!

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2010

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the unanswered

The Unanswered

A mass murderer
Should there be room for pity
A crime so awful 
Yet he was born an infant
Innocent eyes seeing the world 

Forgive our hatred 
If we have not the power
To forgive his sins 
Forever we see him as a ghost
An echo of forbidden thoughts

From all minarets
The cry of one rightful god
 A dominant faith
 Too much for a godless land
Can we defy its command?

Copyright © jan oskar hansen | Year Posted 2011

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BROKEN GLASS her knuckles bleed. she’s scared, not caring for herself. dad will be so mad. tomorrow comes, dad’s silent. mercy never makes a peep. 7/2/2017 tanka form

Copyright © Kim Rodrigues | Year Posted 2017

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Forgiveness Finds Peace

Forgiveness Finds Peace

I am wondering.
Why is peace so hard to find?
We have all felt wrath.
And we know forgiveness binds.
Love.  Why do we cling to hate.

Poetic form:  Tanka
©  Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2009

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No broken cups no
No thorn in flesh  this morning
Your ever fresh eyes
A pain tried to break into
Two flowers bloomed to say no

Copyright © Probir Gupta | Year Posted 2016

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If you slap me I 
Might cry one tear from one eye
Take one cloth dab one
cheek then give you one chance at
Diligent apologies

Copyright © VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER | Year Posted 2017