I'm Sorry, I'm Sorry

November 3, 2017
By helen_ikonic GOLD, Toronto, Ontario
helen_ikonic GOLD, Toronto, Ontario
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Favorite Quote:
"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." -Bill Gates

"Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want. Go for it." -10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

You always waited on me, for me
At the same place as always, as always.
But this time I was gone, no more.
I said I’d protect you forever,
But it was a lie, all lies.


The radio’s playing songs we used to enjoy;
The TV shows are all mocking
Me when I ran away, away.
I guess I felt burdened
By your need for attention, for love.
And I only thought of me, for me.


I left without a trace
No photos, nor goodbyes.
I’m so sorry I can’t protect you.
I hope you’ll be well, be fine.
I hope you’ll forget me, forget me.


That promise we made to be together, forever
No longer exists, I’m so sorry.
The tears that were shed -
From which new life will sprout -
Will give birth to new memories, new smiles, new loves.

The author's comments:

Here's to new beginnings.

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