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Forgive Me

Forgive Me

Poem by Anne-Marie Derése, translated by Judith Skillman.

Forgive me if I have laughed
In your chapels,
Forgive me if I have slammed
The hospital door,
Forgive me for the noise,
For life,
For the love to which
I have no right.
Forgive me for not resembling you.

Poem Forgive Me - Judith Skillman