I'm Sorry: Poems and Poetry
We here at Perfect Apology believe that 'I'm sorry poems' should be thought of as ANY poem that expresses feelings or sentiments about your relationship, the mistake that was made, or the people involved.
They shouldn't necessarily be about saying sorry, because a truly effective and heartfelt apology is tailored to you and your particular situation—and how are you going to find a poem that does that?
What a poem can do for you however is enhance the overall quality of your apology and let the recipient know how special they are to you. It will also set the tone for the discussion to follow.
Below are a few carefully selected poems to say sorry that we believe will enhance your apology.
This short poem talks about the difficulty that people often have expressing their regret. This poem works well in a situation where you've been stubborn and haven't been able or willing to acknowledged your wrongdoing.
For a romantic approach to saying sorry with a poem, consider using poetry about love and commitment like the one below:
The poem above is appropriate when apologizing to your girlfriend, boyfriend, lover, or spouse. It focuses on that special union between two people and the risks to the relationship if the situation isn't resolved.
The following poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning is a well known standard that has helped to mend many relationship fences. It's been around for ages because it's so perfect for so many 'apology' related reasons...
If you're apologizing to a friend, convey how important the friendship is to you when saying I'm sorry with a poem.
This next poem is particularly good, because it's so often true. Unfortunately, we are often kinder and more respectful to strangers than we are to friends and family who are closer to us.
This poem, attached to your apology, would be perfectly appropriate for any family member or very close relationship; mother, father, son, daughter, brother, sister, or even a spouse.
We hope that you can see how adding poetry to an apology can make it more effective and special for the recipient. By including a poem about a feeling or sentiment rather than one that says 'I'm sorry', your apology will have greater impact.
If you came looking for I'm sorry poems to replace a proper apology, you won't find them here. However, if you want to let someone know how truly sorry you are, then follow these guidelines for your apology, add a special poem, and let them know how important they are.
Can't find the right poem? Consider using quotes to say sorry and apologize.