Just One More Chance

If I could go back in time 
Just to say what is on my mind,
I would let you see my tears fall,
Not just once but all the time.
If I had the chance to say I'm sorry,
I would say it to you every time I had 
Ever hurt you.

I know I am not all that bad,
But I am the child
You never wanted to have.
I know you never told me that, 
But rumors do have a way of coming back.

One more chance if I could, 
Just to let you hear my voice, 
Where nothing gets misunderstood. 
I want you to hear my words, 
Hear all my pain,
Let it rain. 
I would take your hand, Mom 
And say over and over again, 

If I could take all your pain away, 
Oh mom, I would. 
If I had one more chance to make the choice
Of where life had once put us, 
I would have changed it and made things right.
Mom, if you only knew
I always prayed for you. 
I always wanted you to know 
How much I truly loved you.

If I had the chance to look you in the eyes,
I would have had you see 
All the beauty you've given to me. 
I would hug you and thank you for all you have done.
I would do all I could
Just to put another smile back on your face.
Oh Mom, I hurt so bad.
I just wish I had one more chance. 
I would do my best to take all the gray days away,
And if I couldn't, I would dance with you 
Out in the rain just to wash away all the pain,
But I have no more chances; you are already gone.

Poetic Judy Emery © 2016

The Queen Of Darken Dreams Poetic Judy Emery

 I miss you so much mom


Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

Powerfully expressed! Well written! 


I love this I can relate only my other is still living. EVERY word as I read had me choked up. Hit the heart.


I like your poem. It's strange reading it and feeling the same, even though my mother is alive. Too bad she ran away. Thank you for these words.

liam steve

emotional.....love it



emotional.....love it | Powerfully expressed

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