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Best Sorry Poems

Below are the all-time best Sorry poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of sorry poems written by PoetrySoup members


Sometimes Sorry Is Not Good Enough
Maybe I hurt you and
Caused you to cry
I know the pain went deep
And this I won’t deny
I know I am to blame for
All your sleepless...

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Categories: sorry, words, heart, heart,
Form: Rhyme



Dear Ex
Dear Ex,

I know you and I had our differences.
We were always finding new ways to say I loathe you.

It was my blameworthiness that allowed the...

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Categories: sorry, life, recovery from...rain, rain,
Form: Free verse
My One Regret
If I weren't afraid, I'd...
Have pulled that red lipstick
Out of my purse 
And with cover
Of sister and cousin
Surrounding your coffin
Replaced that drab pink coral
With your...

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Categories: humor, mom, sorry,
Form: Light Verse
Soldier
I saw a burial with a bugler playing taps;
I turned to my father, “what happened?” I asked.
He clutched my hand and with a quiver in...

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© Ed Coet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, death, father, inspirational, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Call Me Insensitive
You call me insensitive,
But I don't believe that's true;
Because, you see,
It's all about me.
It's not about you.

You say your opinion doesn’t matter,
That I’ve no respect...

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Categories: sorry, angst, culture, funny, giggle,
Form: Rhyme



A Rose In The Heather.
So still and beautiful lays the rose in the heather,
Lifeless and dying, given to bring you happiness,
So fragile is this rose laying in heather,
Slowly withering...

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Categories: sorry, loss, lost love, nostalgia,
Form: Romanticism
Lives to Live
I need more lives for me to live
In this universe of beauty;
I plan more days to find new ways
Of doing freedom's duty.
I need not more...

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Categories: sorry, life, sweet, autumn, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Houston we have a problem
"When returning love, becomes to Late"

Fantastic,
From her eyes
His name the name
She mumbles silently 
3 rivers, 3 years, 2 many tears
She loves him endlessly

Sending her soul
A...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sorry, absence, cry, desire, feelings,
Form: Alliteration
The Best Mistake
You made the mistake and now,
your afraid to face this day. 

Your thoughts are racing through 
and through.

You wonder if your family looks at
you as...

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Categories: sorry, caregiving, confusion, faith, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My White Lace Tablecloth
I washed my white lace tablecloth and hung it out to dry
The bleach did the best it could-it was worth the try
'Though no one else...

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Categories: sorry, family, forgiveness, friendship, inspirational,
Form: Narrative
Through the Door
Can you see them run to me – arms wide and laughing,
calling me, Mama: keeper of the stars, moon and hearts?
Can you see them kiss...

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Categories: sorry, dedication, forgiveness, love, mother,
Form: Free verse
Again, and again
The doubt and anger are here again
No surprise, my new friend
Believed I could keep it all away
Now it’s about to steal me away
Come steal me...

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Categories: sorry, depression, girlfriend-boyfriend, introspection, sad,
Form: Free verse
A Practiced Sorrow
You’re dressed in gray, and
tattered like the clouds
that hover above you.

Frozen
with the look of a person
who knows of his own
approaching death.

Like the willow that cradles...

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Categories: loss, nature, sad, sorry,
Form: Free verse
Call Me Baby
Call Me Baby

I must confess...
I’ve caused a lot of mess,
blatantly calling you nasty names,
playing all kinds of childish games.
I used to think you couldn’t get...

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Categories: sorry, angst, i miss you,
Form: Rhyme
Just a Thought
Always around 
slightly small mostly black
think of my kids 
that's what holds me back
cracks in my heart 
such a delicate shell
tears fill my eyes 
my...

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Categories: sorry, death, depression, forgiveness, life,
Form: Rhyme
Revive the Breakage
High upon the highest heights
I see the most tremulous sight
A small girl, fair and tranquil
Smiling strangely, sitting still
Beneath a sobbing willow tree
She recites a verse...

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Categories: sorry, allegory, death, devotion, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme
Rage personified
The rage I feel now is boiling inside, pressure in my head

I have never liked this feeling when I’ve felt it before, too close to...

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Categories: sorry, angst, confusion, introspection, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When God Calls Me Home
I would like to spill,
What is harbored in my soul.
I would like to say,
Things that no one really knows.
·
I’d apologize to you,
In a measurement beyond...

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Categories: forgivenessgod, sorry, god, me,
Form: Quatrain
Why would a 12-year girl want to die?
Why would a 12-year girl want to die?
What would make a 12-year-old girl end her life?
Why would a 12-year-old girl want to say goodbye?
Now I...

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Categories: life, loss, sad, sorry,
Form: I do not know?
Y
Y can't i hate u?
Hate you like iv'e hated myself
Y can't i escape the memories that stain my heart like 
fresh blueberries on a crisp...

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Categories: confusion, lost love, sorry,
Form: I do not know?
Before Her Heart Stopped Beating
Before her heart stops beating
Before it's too late
She has things to say
Things that just can't wait

This pain she's lived with
Has made her push people away
She...

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Categories: sorry, death, family, forgiveness, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FOR PAUL CALLUS
FOR PAUL CALLUS

Paul, this short poem is for you alone,
Wish you lived closer, 
I’d tell you on the phone,
You have been the cornerstone of 
Poetry...

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Categories: sorry,
Form: Free verse
Pretend
When you said you believed me 
I laughed 
I laughed how you easily believed 
In the things I pretend 
How you never knew the things...

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Categories: 10th grade, smile, sorry,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Living With Guilt

I'm at your grave on this mournful day
There is so much that I want to say 
I turned my back when you needed me
Ignored the...

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Categories: death, grief, sorry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member OVERCOME


Some mistakes are
Not so easy to erase
Some linger
And haunt you
No matter what you’ve done
No matter what you do
As you try to forget
As you try to...

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Categories: sorry, angst, introspection, longing, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse