Forgive Me or Not

I have laid my heart down so many times so you could walk across,

slosh back and forth with your muddy words and rain puddled galoshes
I did more then I should’ve and not what I was suppose to…
I have left things broken and taped up, where you can still notice the pure imperfections upon inspection,
And I do notice,
there is pain where there should be nothing
there is hatred in your eyes
I can see it bubbling in you, when you smile it’s a disguise
What price can I pay to restore your love for me
would you please take the stain away
of me owing you so that I can be free
You hug me but I feel it, I see the falseness in your hand
there is a gap between us that I just don’t understand
Why don’t you take my sorry
I apologize once more
Why don’t you let me in your present where yesterday is no more?
But no, you still remind me, refusing to close the door
I have walked around with these problems waiting for you to pardon me
You had convicted me, but would not let me be
I have served my time in my mind, nothing I did was that wrong
I let you pull me deeper until my heart was clogged,
I was at the bottom of the ocean anchored to your song
Allowed you to have your fun at my expense and now it’s time to move along
You can’t drown me anymore with mistakes I could not forsee
I love you like forever, and two dozen eternities
But your allegations no longer belong to me
I have sold all my “re-member-abilia” , every thing that was eating me
I gave it to a guy named Jesus on His way to Calvary
I don’t know, Just didn’t want it any more on my floor
It’s no longer here for you to see,
polish where there use to be ink,
Where we use to sit and think, and drink up accusations by the gallon
It’s all gone, swept clean, white flag breezing from the clothesline, so
Now’s your chance to let go,
choose to love me and forgive,
Or relive whatever flaws I have, but I choose freedom
I choose freedom instead of drowning in the past
I had been standing in the sludge so long I hadn’t realized that I had sit down
Now it’s time for me to take a bath.

Forgive Me or Not

Gr8teful

Joined November 2007

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Artist's Description

This is about wanting to be forgiven. Sometimes you have tried to show how sorry you are and that person just doesn’t want it the way you are giving it. You hope things will change, but maybe they really like to hold you hostage, or maybe it’s you holding yourself hostage. Either way sometimes we not only want to be forgiven, but need it to move on. Sometimes you just have to let go and say enough.

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