Words can’t express

Today’s Word Prompt is “Apology”. I am  required to write or write about one I’ve made or gotten. Honestly, I think my apologies have all been made, thus far. But I did receive one many years ago which I wish had been more sincere. This poem is an attempt to conveyed the assumed hard-to-express emotions of the offender while giving a little insight into his clumsy attempt.




words unspoken;

stuck, blocked

by years of memories


into oblivion.



words remain

disjointed, un-


in my mind.

And it’s not easy

even now to say

I’m sorry.


For inside I know

I did exactly

what I intended, and

I regret even now,

only that my act

was not reciprocated.


But the obvious

hurt resulting

from my impropriety

has left me

frozen; you


and us estranged.

For this, I do





Author: mywrite2016

I am a freelance writer living in the Caribbean country of Trinidad and Tobago. Author of three self-published books- No More Tears, To Kryss with Love and Dust Yourself Off and Try Again. I am the mother of two girls- 21 and 11 years old- a teacher and trained nurse.

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