33 Poems About Sorry | I Am Sorry Poems

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A sorry acts as a bridging gap when something goes wrong in any relationship. If you want to convey your apologies to someone, how about doing it with a poem about sorry?

To err is human, and mistakes are part and parcel of any relationship. We share some endearing sorry poems to indulge in a sweet reconciliation with your loved ones in this post. These poems are sure to spark the feeling of love again.

Sorry Poems For Her

You cannot let your girlfriend or wife be angry or upset for long. Calm down your lady, by sending her pleasing sorry poems, and get back together.

1. Inner Vault

I just feel so much guilt,
That my words and actions built.
I know, what I did was wrong,
Tried to avoid it, and be strong.

Following me has been the truth,
It was hurting like a tooth.
A second more, I could not deny,
Not apologizing was a lie.

I’m so sorry, from deep inside,
Clearly guilty, my hands are tied.
It was obviously, all my fault,
I have opened my inner vault.


2. I’m Sorry Wife

Every time I see the pain in your eyes,
A little part of my heart dies.
No matter how hard and how often you try,
All I seem to do is make you cry.

You risk so much and take such chance
To share your heart and your romance.
You share your hopes and dreams and fears
And let me in to all that’s dear.

All I seem to do is be mean and cold,
To fail to cherish, fail to hold.
I seem to fail to put you first.
You act your best; I am my worst.

My mouth contradicts my heart.
My actions and thoughts so far apart.
I love you with every part of me,
Yet act so cruel and thoughtlessly.

I dream of you all night and day
And hang on every word you say,
Yet all you see is selfishness and arrogance,
Casual disdain and ignorance.

Assumption and judgment and everything’s a test.
No matter what you do, you’re always second best.
No matter how hard you try, it’s never enough.
I never hear your protestations of love.

I say I love you and cherish all of our dreams,
Yet act as if I can’t hear your screams
Of need and want and stability and trust.
My plans never materialize, my promises rust.

I scream at myself at how stupid I am
For risking your love, for risking your hand,
And I pray every day that you never see
That I need you more than you need me.

I bare my heart and my soul to you
To say sorry for what I did and for what I do.
I have no excuses and hide no more.
All I can offer is my love for evermore.

―Leon Weate

3. One Last Chance

I’m sorry you can’t trust me
And won’t ever let me in.
I’m sorry you don’t believe in me
And that I could not win.

I’m sorry for not being perfect
And for not being able to break your fears.
I’m sorry for messing up
And causing all your tears.

I’m sorry I can’t fix it
And make you want to stay.
I’m sorry I wasn’t good enough
And now I have to pay.

I’m sorry I ever doubted it
And made you second guess.
I’m sorry I was so stupid.
You haven’t seen my best.

―Jacob Greenberg

4. I’m Sorry

I’m saying sorry first.
I’m saying sorry last.
I’m saying sorry for the future,
but mainly for the past.

I’m sorry that I wasn’t there for you,
and I’m sorry for not listening
when you needed it the most.
You were right, and you had the right to be mad.

I’m sorry that you felt the need to apologize,
and I’m sorry that you were hurt.
I’m sorry that I can only see the good
and always try to avoid the bad.

I’m saying sorry for all my mistakes.
I’m saying sorry for being blinded,
blinded by the perfect thought of you and me,
when really we don’t have a chance.

I’m the stupid one.
I let you down, and I feel it deep within me.
We both made some errors and said something wrong, but that’s how life is.

Nobody’s perfect,
not even me and you,
so I’m sorry for that took
and I’m sorry for everything but …

Please forgive me.
We can change things back to normal.
I’m sorry if this is not what you want,
But it’s the only thing I can think of.


5. Incomplete

My life was complete,
But now it’s not.
I lost it all, because I fought.
She made me alive.
Now I am dead.
I’m lying here,
Crying in my bed.
Life is worthless.
Why should I try?
All I want to do
Is lie here and die.
It has only been two days,
But that is all I need
To get a last chance
Before she leaves.
One last chance
To turn it around,
Hoping she won’t turn me down.
All I want to do
Is hold her tight
And make her dreams
Come true tonight,
That once and for all
I can make her happy
Instead of screaming, yelling,
Making life crappy.
I’m sorry for what I have done.
This is coming from my heart.
I’m just asking
For a brand new start,
For you are my life.
Without you I am nothing
So give it one last chance,
And I will make it into something.
I love you too much.
I can’t let you go,
So look into my eyes,
And say I love you so.

―Cory Fischer

6. Love A Part Of Me

I lay next to you watching you lay.
why couldn’t I have done everything to make you stay?
I look back at all our smiles and frowns,
wondering how we made it through all the ups and downs.
I gently brush your hair behind your ear.
Loosing you was my one and only fear.
Why do all things great come to an end?
You were my baby, my wife, even my friend.
How could I not see you slowly fading away.
I made myself believe everything was okay,
but I was too blind to see
you were slowly slipping away from me.
Now you’re gone, you went away.
I am sorry for leading you astray,
but I must move forward and learn from my mistake.
I must learn to live with my heartache.
Thank you for letting be a part of your life.
I am glad to have had you for my wife.
Always and forever, baby, you’ll always be mine.
I’ll always love you, even past the end of time.

―Dashielle Alberts

7. Shallow Sorry

If my words were like a nail
Your feelings were the board
No matter how many times I say I’m sorry
Deep down you still are scored

I never meant to hurt you
I’ll never understand
We’ve been through so much together
What I’d give to take your hand!

You know you are my best friend
My soul is empty and lost
I was so hurt and angry
Not knowing what it cost

Darling, don’t give up yet
Please believe in me
I will show you what love is
Give me time and you will see
―Sean O’Brien

8. An Apology

I’m sorry for everything I had said.
The thought of me making you cry repeats in my head.
I’m sorry I can never make you happy.
Inside I feel so crappy.
I’m sorry for wasting your time,
wanted to make you have a happy life.
I’m sorry I have failed,
never do anything right.
I’m sorry that I had to say sorry
I promise my baby, my love, my world, my perfect angel, my girl,
that I would never say those awful things.
What hurts the most is that I broke my promise, made you cry.
Most of all, baby, I’m sorry that I lied.

―Rico Sainz

9. Sorry

I could hardly speak, I could barely breathe
My heart was yours, yours to leave
Love is stronger than steel, stronger than lust
So why, oh why, did I break your trust?

A sideways glance, a meeting of eyes
A frightful mistake to slice our ties
Wasted confetti, a day wasted too
I regret what I did, I do, I do.

Now here we are, all tears have been cried
This should never have happened to a beautiful bride
I cannot change the past, not alter it too
Let’s start again; I do, do you?


10. My Punishment

Stood strong
Stood proud
Through my smile
Crying out loud
Sit in my wheelchair
Try to pretend
It’s the beginning
Not the end
No longer tall
No longer strong
Stomach aches
Things I did wrong
Paying for my sins
Know it must be
Sorry to my family
There is no glee
Race against time
Already lost
No playing with kids
Cold as frost
In the end
Sins paid in full
No longer livin’
And still unforgiven.

―Norman Keith Morgan

10. Please Forgive Me

You are the one who is hurt
But I am the one crying
You are the one who is scarred
But I am the one dying
You are the one with blisters
But I am the one bleeding
You are the one with wounds
But I am still not recuperating
I hope you can see how
I hurt when you are sad
I apologize for my mistakes


11. Sorry For The Trouble

I can’t seem to fathom
What must have come over me
What I must have been thinking
When I lied to you unabashedly
I can’t seem to understand
What must have been in my psyche
How I didn’t even think
That I was just not being me
Making life difficult for you
Giving you more trouble to endure
I am sorry for giving you
Pain which was so uncalled for


12. Sincere Apologies

I don’t look at what I did
As a blunder
I look at it as a lesson
That makes me ponder
I don’t look at my folly
As my ultimate mistake
I look at what experience
From it I can take
If you see how keen I am
To learn from my errors
You’ll realize that my apology
Is an honest endeavor


13. Pardon Me Dear

I will convert your frown
Into a silly smirk
I will do everything
To make my magic work
I will take a minute
To convert your grimace
Back into a sweet smile
On your beautiful face
I am sorry


14. I Regret

I was crazy
To hurl curses
I was nasty
For all the abuses
But now I regret
I am at shame
For all the troubles
I am to blame
I promise you
I will turn a new leaf
Never again, will I ever
Give you grief
I am sorry


15. Sorry Honey

What was I thinking
When I broke your heart into two
I wonder what made me
Give heartbreak to you
Now that I look back
I can see that I was stupid
You have all the reason
To be angry for what I did
I am sorry


Sorry Poems For Him

He may never show you that he’s angry for what you did, but deep inside his heart, he may feel sad. Win over his heart again by saying sorry with a special poem.

16. I’m Sorry

Sometimes I wonder what my world would be like
If I didn’t have someone like you in my life.

I come back to reality only to see
That I wouldn’t be myself without you and me.

I am looking forward to the future, hoping you’ll be with me,
Growing old together and being happy as can be.

I want to spend the rest of my life making it up to you.
I know all of the hell I’ve been putting you through.

I am so sorry, and I can’t say that enough,
But I hope that’s the last time it will ever be rough.

I love you completely, with all of my heart,
I will love you forever, ’til death do us part.

―Rebecca H

17. Take Me Back

How could I be so stupid
To let you slip away?
I had you in my arms,
But I let you slip away.

I want you back,
But now it’s too late.
I’ve already said goodbye,
And now love has turned to hate.

I want to go back in time
And fix all that was wrong,
Change all of my regrets
So we didn’t fight as long.

The regrets are what messed it up,
And they were all my fault.
I was so immature;
I should have acted like an adult.

I broke my own heart
When I walked out on you.
Now it’s too late,
And I can’t undo.

I still love you,
But nobody knows
We are no longer together
Because of what I chose.

It was a bad decision,
And now I want you here.
Never far away,
Always near.

So please take me back,
And catch me when I fall
’Cause I need you right now
More than anything at all.


18. Sorry

I love you so very much,
Even though at times I do things that hurt.
I try so hard to hope that you always see
How much you being in my life means to me.
I am sorry yet again for causing you pain.
That is the last thing I ever wanted to do.
Even when I am trying to look out for you and do the right thing,
I mess up; I am sorry for that too.
I hope that you still know how much I love and cherish you,
Like nothing else in my life gives me the thrill of being loved by you.
So I hope that you listen and see it in my eyes,
This sincere apology that comes with tears from deep inside.


19. I’m Sorry

Words I say don’t always come out right,
and they always seem to start a fight.

I know what I say can hurt you,
and believe me, I don’t mean to.

The last thing I want to see is you sad
because I can’t control myself when I get mad.

I know all you want from me is my best,
but right now I need time to rest.

Everything is happening so fast.
How long will it all last?

Everything is falling apart.
It’s ripping my heart.

I have so much anger built up; I have to get it out,
and all I want to do is scream and shout.

I take it out on you,
even though I don’t mean to.

I’m sorry for causing you more stress.
I know even you need time to rest.

―Casey Lee Watson

21. Sorry For Hurting You

I hurt you
But it wasn’t intentional
I lied to you
But it was accidental
I disappointed you
But it wasn’t purposeful
I deceived you
But it wasn’t vengeful
Baby please
Forgive my carelessness
You are my
Life’s only happiness


22. I’m Sorry

I’m sorry for the things I’ve done.
I’m sorry I can’t be your number one.

I’m sorry I always put you to the test.
I’m sorry I can’t be the best.

I’m sorry I keep myself in a shell.
I’m sorry I put you through hell.

I’m sorry that sorry is not enough.
I’m sorry for all the dumb stuff.

I’m sorry for all the pain,
and for not cleaning the stain.

I’m sorry for the things I’ve said
and all the things you may have read.

I’m sorry from head to toe.
I’m sorry I can’t take a “no.”

I’m sorry for needing you.
That’s just something I tend to do.

I’m sorry that I just want you to see
That I don’t want you to ever stop loving me.


23. My Mistake

I admit I made a mistake―
overstepping some boundaries,
which made me look fake.

I always said I would never do the things I did,
and that is the reason it is so hard for you to forgive.

It’s been so long,
so many times we said we’d try
only to turn around
and make each other cry.

Remember how it was when we first started out,
so much alike, we shared every thought.
We fell so fast, maybe fell in love too soon,
Made a huge decision that now we cannot undo.

I admit my mistakes, but can you admit yours?
I have paid for what I’ve done
as you have paid for yours,
so why is it like this?
We can’t even talk.
You call me liar and say you don’t care.
all the while my love for you is still there.

I never meant to hurt you,
never wanted to cause you any pain.
Since you left me 5 months ago,
my life hasn’t been the same.

I owe you so much.
I have so much to prove to you,
so I will end this with the hardest thing I’ll ever have to do.
Goodbye baby…I will always be in love with you.


24. What Ever Happened?

I’m a stubborn female; I may always think I’m right.
I don’t wanna hear the truth because we may end up in a fight.
Don’t look at me like that, like you know something big.
You’re my man, what’s the deal with you talking that entire head?
You’re supposed to support me, no matter how bad I think.
You’re supposed to be the one to hold me, no matter how bad I stink.
You’re supposed to love me, but it seems as if you hate.
You’re supposed to be near me and be my light in a dark place.
What happened to our feelings we used to look in each other’s eyes
And dream about us dreaming about the water rushing tides.
How beautiful we were, no one could break us up, but nowadays it’s like I can’t wait for you to hush up.
I want what we first had when we were fresh from the start in love when I could never leave you standing without soft intriguing hugs.
What ever happened to those days?
I guess they’ve flown far away with cupid next to it saying I can do no more for them.
Let’s restore our love and leave the trash in the past.
I don’t wanna fuss and fight.
Let’s make this love life last.

―Jealeah N. Martin

25. Forgiveness

I know I made a mistake,
But that doesn’t change how I feel about you.
You know how I feel,
Everything I told you was true.

Over the past year,
You’ve engraved your name into my heart,
Deeper than I ever thought possible.
I don’t even know where to start.

I dream about you,
And you just don’t seem to understand.
I’m flying around like a bird,
Trying to find a safe place to land.

Soaring up in the sky,
Waiting to see that light.
The light that’s the opening up your heart,
So I can get down from this suffocating height.

Please forgive me
For all of the wrong that I have done.
Everyone makes mistakes.
I wish I had none.


26. Tell Him The Truth

I know I made a promise
that I couldn’t keep.
I can’t figure out a way to tell him.
The truth is….and I can’t complete my sentence.
Soon as I find the words, I know this would be the end.
I don’t want to lose you, but deep inside I feel like I already have.
Because if I tell you the truth, it is only more and more damage.
Lying from the bottom of my feet to the crown of my head.
Paranoid. Losing Sleep. Over what I did.
Stalling. Trying not to think about it. I try to tell myself
I have to tell him the truth over and over again.
To ease my nerves.
Hands shaking, knees getting weak as if you were
to see what I did wrong.
I woke up that night and the person I was kissing wasn’t you.
But now here you are coming through.
I can’t shut you out of my heart because you live deep within me.
You know me from the bottom to the top.
I can’t believe I did this to you, to me.
And the longer I take to tell you, the harder and harder it gets to breathe.
I love you.
Trying to cover it up, but I feel like…
I feel like…
Deep inside I have to tell him the truth.
I can’t wake up lying next to you.
I know what I did was wrong.
Just wondering if I should tell you at all.
But I know that I have to tell him the truth.


27. Broken Promises And Apologies

You promised to be there for me,
You lied, but I forgave you.
You promised to never hurt me mentally,
You lied, but I forgave you.
You promised to never hurt me physically,
You lied, but I forgave you.
You promised to never hit me again after you did the first time,
You lied, but I forgave you.
You promised to always meet my needs,
You lied, but I forgave you.
You promised to never break a promise,
You lied, but I forgave you.
I promised to always be there for you,
I lied, but you forgave me.
I promised to always be good,
I lied, but you forgave me.
I promised to never leave you,
I lied, but you forgave me.
I promised to always help you when you needed me to,
I lied, but you forgave me.
I promised to always listen to you,
I lied, but you forgave me.
I promised to always be daddy’s little girl,
I’m not sure I broke that promise.
Sometimes I really wonder,
If God planned it to work this way.
Just because I’m gone doesn’t mean I’m not daddy’s little girl,
But promises are broken, lies are made.
We’re only human, but we forgive each other,
Although lies hurt and break hearts that time sometimes just can’t fix,
But life goes on, we learn from mistakes and broken hearts.
We try not to hurt each other, but it doesn’t always work,
So this is my promise to you now,
I will always love you,
I promise.

―Shelby K. Hudgens

28. Forgive My Mistakes

I know I’ve made mistakes
So why should I even try
For when you look at me
All you see is that I lie
I’m sorry for the things I said
For giving you false truth in your head
I know that I’ve caused pain
that I drive you insane
Though you may not see what’s inside of me
You should know it’s deader than the Dead Sea
You may think that I don’t care
For all I give is just a stare
But what you don’t know
Is that the love I have for you is what glows
So I promise to try hard and to be true to you
So that our happiness will not be through
All I ask is one thing to see
Can you find it in your heart to forgive me?
For there is one thing I know is true
I do Love You

―Anna Liz Williams

29. A Forgiving Moment

Walking in,
I could feel the strange silence settling on my skin.
Deep chills ran through my spine,
I tried my best not to look behind.
I looked at you sitting alone, like the last one left.
I saw the sadness in your eyes as you struggled for your breath.
I saw the tears you cried for me, by the light slowly flickering.
I forgot our harsh words, our heat, our tears, and all our cruel bickering.
You raised your hand…then tapped the seat,
You hadn’t had company for many weeks.
And when I walked over to where you sat,
You clasped my hand and whispered, “I’m back”.

―Wendi Jane

30. Forgive Me

Unhappy and disheartened
Dissatisfied and saddened
Troubled and disturbed
Worried and bothered
Is what I have become
Life is now burdensome
Free me of this pain
Allow me to breathe again
By forgiving me once and for all
Please accept my apology, doll


31. Sorry For Mistakes

I don’t want all this pain
With all this confusion
To be the cause of
Your agony and frustration
I don’t want all this doubt
With all this suspicion
To cause a dent
In our relations
I don’t want my mistakes
To put us in a mess
Please forgive me sweetie
For giving you so much stress
I am sorry


32. Forgive Me, Darling

What I did was due to
My unknowing
I accept that my behavior
Has been very annoying
I want you to be
A little more accepting
I want you to be
A little more understanding
I want you to be
A little more forgiving
I am very sorry
My darling


33. Genuine Sorry

I wish I was
As cute as a kitty
Who could melt your heart
In a jiffy
I wish I was
As sweet as honey
Then it would be impossible
For you to resist me
But I am none of these things
You will have to make do
With just my genuine sorry


Relationships are all about accepting each other’s flaws, working towards making them better, and forgiving each other. And in a relationship, there might be times when you might do something wrong without intending to do it. During such times, these poems about sorry will help you apologize to your partner and work towards making your relationship better. One should remember to let go of your partner’s mistakes and let them affect your relationship. Forgive them and move on towards making better memories and understanding each other better.

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