My Sincere Apology

Please forgive me

Colleen Millsteed
The Lark Publication
3 min readMay 28, 2023


A pencil drawing of a woman sitting at a table, head in her hands in distress.
Image courtesy of Pixabay

I see your name pop up on my screen,
(But I let your call go to voice mail),
I’m so sorry I couldn’t answer you today,
(As today is not a good day, it’s my fail),
(I’m struggling with what I’d say),
(I can’t face talking to you),
(Because I’m feeling anxious, overwhelmed),
(Distressed and heavily blue),
I promise I’ll return your call soon,
As I miss hearing your voice,
(It’ll be on a day when I feel



Colleen Millsteed
The Lark Publication

Top Writer in Poetry. I’m a Finance Manager with a love of both numbers and words.