Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 13,011,057
VxPoem ID: 20797
Posted: March 28th. 2006 2:31:57 PM
The Mystery of Forgiveness
by Phronesus Disegno
Age Group: Adult
The mystery of forgiveness,
That at least for me is true,
Is so complex, yet simple
To be solved without a clue
Is it power over another
Who now sings me a sorrowful song,
Or a chance to take revenge
On the one who did me wrong?
Is it knowing I played some part,
That I'm willing to take some blame?
Yes, what if the one at fault
And the victim are one and the same?
Is it salvaging those relations
Among we who tried to dance,
Is it trust that things will change
If I grant just one more chance?
Is it based on the wisdom earned
When the truth becomes askew,
Whether once- or never-again,
That determines what I should do?
Is it reason enough to forget
When you promise to become adept,
Or an insincere request
That your actions be side-stepped?
Is it recognition of changes
That have come from deep within,
Or just half-hearted desperate pleas
That allow a weasel back in?
It's time for self-reflection
And a time I shall renew;
So complex, and yet so simple
But perhaps one thing is true...
The mystery of forgiveness
To be solved with just one clue,
Just this once it's all about me
And the right thing for me to do.
Author's Notes: Written by me over a year ago, but just now posted here. It's amazing what happens to poetry that I once stuffed in a notebook and then forgot I had the notebook until I did some house-cleaning. :-)
Author's Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
More Poems: Phronesus Disegno has posted 627 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Phronesus Disegno - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2016 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.