Sea of Guilt

I need to clear my conscience
To set my mind at ease
I'm drowning in my guilt
Yet I cannot rest in peace

It's hard to forget
If others do not forgive
It's so overwhelming
It's a hard life to live

Can't you see that I'm sorry
For all that I've done
Just forgive me
So this guilt will be gone

Because I'm sinking below
A sea of my guilt
Now harsh sand tumbles over
Like a trashy rough quilt





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kmarie14 said...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 9:47 pm
I really like this...guilt is a hard thing to get rid of and sometimes it never leaves us...its the worst when someone wont forgive you and you just want to mmove on...sigh:) good work anyways great emotion really love it:)
 
Supernova7 replied...
Oct. 21, 2010 at 10:04 pm
Thank you all very much:)
 
SamiLynn said...
Sept. 19, 2010 at 11:45 pm
You know, we were reading in English the other day and I came across a quote saying that once a person feels guilt, it is impossible to ever get rid of it. ur poem is so true, and it reminded me of that
 
Amiee said...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 1:51 am
oh my, so relatable, this is just wat i felt like a few days ago! i love it!
 
Supernova7 replied...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 10:41 am
Thank you:)   
 
Supernova7 said...
Aug. 13, 2010 at 7:39 pm
THANK YOU!
 
mudpuppy said...
Aug. 10, 2010 at 6:37 pm
It's likes this poem is directly describing how I feel when I even think I did something wrong.
 
mandapanda9736 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 10, 2010 at 2:43 pm
i love the rhyme! it works so well! good work, keep it up!
 
A.Dreamer said...
Jul. 31, 2010 at 12:29 pm
I like the rhyme scheme! It flowed great! :) And, I can relate to it.
 
Supernova7 replied...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 8:34 pm
thank you:)
 
yes_i_am This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 16, 2010 at 7:40 am
rhyming poetry is back!!!keep it up..
 
Supernova7 replied...
Jul. 17, 2010 at 2:47 pm
haha thanks I will:)
 
FlyWithMe_899 said...
Jun. 15, 2010 at 8:27 pm
aww u really got me in your own shoes. like i could feel what ya meant, so good workk!! this was a great, emotional piece!!
 
Supernova7 replied...
Jun. 15, 2010 at 8:31 pm
Thank you FlyWithMe:)
 
Mimi8 said...
May 2, 2010 at 8:29 am
This is really good, except for one thing. Instead of saying "Yet I cannot rest in peace" I would say "and i cannot rest in peace" because "yet" is a contrasting word, and I believe that you are trying to say(correct me if I am wrong) that you cannot rest in peace because of the guilt. So it isn't anything big. The rest is really good!
 
Supernova7 replied...
May 2, 2010 at 9:51 pm
I see what you mean I hadn't noticed. Thanks alot by the way at least I know what can be improved:)
 
Mimi8 replied...
May 3, 2010 at 7:11 am
glad to help.
 
Supernova7 replied...
Jun. 15, 2010 at 8:22 pm
I think what i was trying to say is that even though i'm drowning I can't die peacefully because i'm restless
 
mz.gemini92 said...
Apr. 16, 2010 at 4:45 pm
absolutely luv it; luv the flow of it
 
Supernova7 replied...
Apr. 16, 2010 at 6:42 pm
Thank you:)
 
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