‘I am sorry’, just three simple words of magic;
Pouring soothing balm on wounds sometimes
Helping heal pain in the mind of memories vivid;
This potent lotion can cure weeping wounds so
‘I am sorry’ is often said out of pure pity
For those who may be dying or needing
Or for those burning by an old flame.
Compassion doesn’t always mean one is to
‘I am sorry’, those who are unable to utter this
Of an apology, the good it would do, they must
have no notion.
To withhold this vital ingredient is unfathomable.
They must be flawed, or be the very essence, of