I'm Sorry Poem for Friends

Begging For Forgiveness

A friend begs for forgiveness, explains her actions, and asks for another try

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© Melissa A. DeForge

Published: Nov 2007

Explanation To A Friend

I look at you and smile, because I haven't seen you in a while.
The distance is tearing us apart.
But I can hold the memories in heart.
I hate being this far away.
I feel like I can't express the things I need to say.
People say things that aren't true.
So no matter what I'm sticking with you.
Whether you like it or not I'll always be here,
to wipe away every single tear.
Whenever you need me, you know where I'll be.
I'm always in some crazy memory.
Your pictures are up on my wall. I kept them all.
You really don't know what you mean to me,
but hopefully this explanation will make you see.
I could never stay mad at you.
You're special in everything you do.
You've taught me a lot of lessons,
and I'm thankful for all of your blessings.
It's just that I try to be happy,
but the more I try the more everyone hates me.
It's like the harder I work, the more they take,
the more I heal, the more they break.
The happier I get, the more miserable they are.
Sometimes I get so close but feel so far.
All I'm asking is please don't hurt me.
I'm hurting where only I can see.
I wish I could tell you all the things I want to say.
I wish you were here with me everyday.
I know some things I did to you were cruel.
Believe me when I say I was a fool.
So please just give me another try.


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  • by Saha
  • 4/1/2014

So sad. I'm crying this poem touched my heart all I can say is that the person who wrote this is a great poet. God bless her I'm going to read this to my friend, at least she used to be. I think this poem will make her best friends with me again.


  • by Lehman High School
  • Nov 2012

Me and my best friend have been thought so much. When she liked this boy I came between them and messed up what we had. She didn't talk to me for awhile but now we are just friends and I won't ever hurt her again.


  • by Milano, Columbia,Sc
  • Mar 2012

Me and my friend pranked each other and one prank made her cry but she said she was joking so the next day at school we didn't talk at all because of that prank the stupidest thing in life are pranks that can tear someone you love away.


  • by Lhezs
  • Feb 2009

This is the best forgiveness poem ever~!
You're a great poet. I love it~!


  • by Hallie
  • Jan 2009

I absolutely love this poem, when I first read it I almost cried! It reminds me of my friend who turned her back on me, and it's exactly something I would say to apologize!!!! :D <3


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