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Laura

FORGIVE and FORGET

Not easy to forgive and forget

when the “truth” you’ve been asked to believe is really a lie

Even your name has turned out to be a lie

There’s a volcanic rage within me that wants to erupt

Erupt with a vengeance...

to what purpose I say...no one will take notice

A different direction I will take

A direction instilled in me as a child 

I will reach into the depths of my heart to find that tiny voice that speaks to me of forgiveness...

that is what I was taught as a child...to find it in your heart to forgive

Not all of me says to NOT forgive...

I am forgiving.

You are forgiven...

NOW YOU CAN REST IN PEACE!

 

I cannot forget the pain

I cannot forget the humiliation

That is a constant reminder I cannot forget...

That will take a lot of strength I do not have to give at this time...

Perhaps when I’m summoned to leave these earthly surroundings...

When I am summoned to join all who have been summoned and have departed before me 

Perhaps only then I can forget and let bygones be bygones

When we’re old and childlike...

Perhaps then I will remember what I was taught...and only then to

FORGIVE and FORGET