Excuse me!

Public apologies seem to be in

If you’re sorry, we’ll forgive you

No matter the sin

Now everyone seems to be eager to do it,

To apologize then admit that they blew it.

“I’m deeply sorry” our president said

“But I didn’t lie, I only misled”

Guiliani with regret and deep remorse

Publicly announced he would get a divorce

The Park Service in response to public ire

Apologized for starting the Los Alamos fire

The Argentine president said he did rue

The harboring of Nazis after World War Two

Pope John appearing in a mood of contrition

Apologized for the Inquisition

If the sons have to pay their fathers’ dues

Should the Egyptians apologize

For enslaving the Jews?

So you’ve erred. You are human!

Don’t wallow in the doubt of it.

Apologize, say you’re sorry,

And just snap out of it!

If there’s something I said

And you feel I’ve offended

I apologize, I’m sorry.

No offense was intended

Geraldine Forer Spagnoli

The Malibu Times is the first newspaper in Malibu, serving the community since 1946.

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