Tag Archives: forgiveness

Grandeur

How can I pray in such grandeur? I am but a fallen soul A beggar on my knees Upon such marble I might freeze And above the intricate canopy Mocks and chides me I do not belong A simple chapel … Continue reading

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Angel

Angel here attend me I am dying Though my wounds and scars invisible Are not counted in the fallen Just a slow inexorable procession To a dusty end Angel please release me I am broken Though the world around believes … Continue reading

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Saving Grace

In this moment came My saving grace When all the tumult of the world Might crash around me Perhaps deservedly A moment’s godlike leniency Reaches out to me And could I now believe This tender hand Which reached across this … Continue reading

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Thrice

Pity me, he said Look and see I’ve bled My forsaken youth Is my final proof I am innocent Of all dark intent Pity me, he said Look, see how I’ve bled Forgive me he cried Though I’ve thrice denied … Continue reading

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We Repeat This – A Rondelet Stream

We repeat this In each life returns the same thread We repeat this From betrayal of a lost kiss Comes the certainty of true dread But no matter what we have said We repeat this Please don’t lose heart Even … Continue reading

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Unforgiven

I am that creeping rage That splinters across doorways Breaks homes With one sibilant breath Tears hearts Like cloth To bandage the wounds I make Something was wrong In my chemistry Leaving certain choices Impossible for me What beauteous deliverance … Continue reading

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Trust

I hear the mournful song of lost regret Melodious and precise It hovers above me Like a falling angel in flight Each word, each lyric Speaks of years And choices broken underfoot Trampled by fear Darkened pathway is blocked No … Continue reading

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If

If I could heal This rift, this damage I would do so I am no healer Nor prophet I Nor guide to light the path I’m just a smile That led the innocent To their dark side I’m just the … Continue reading

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Even Then

Should you fall to your knees Beg forgiveness A supplicant before me Even then, even then I do not know Should you admit to your crimes Every single one Without excuse or accusation Even then, even then I do not … Continue reading

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Penance

Sweat on the brow A visual sign Of inner resolve Too many times Weakened and crippled At the last hurdle Greed, rapaciousness Dissolving within Sweat and shame Sacrificial offering Burn out the soul Eternal pyre For one brief moment As … Continue reading

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