I shouted words you thought I never would;
You claimed it was my strategy and plan.
You saw me as a person kind and good,
But now you are a hurt and angry man.
I’m sorry! It’s my fault; I understand.
For I’m a human being just like you,
Responsible for everything I do.
And I, too, when the fire is burning red,
Get swallowed up by feelings’ flaming rue,
And say things that I wish I never said!
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