For All The Times I Shouldn't Have Said Sorry

All the times I shouldn't have said sorry:
1 year old: I apologize for being a mistake you made. I must get used to anger that never dissipates. 
2 years old: I apologize for overhearing the money conversations. I must not eavesdrop. 
3 years old: I apologize for his hands on me. I must put others before myself.
4 years old: I apologize for losing. I must learn effort does not count.
5 years old: I apologize for his criminal record. I must not follow in his footsteps. 
6 years old: I apologize for lying to get what I needed. I must cope without the things I deserve. 
7 years old: I apologize for being bigger than she is. I must lose weight. 
8 years old: I apologize for my diagnosis. I must not be ill. 
9 years old: I apologize for breaking my bones on his fist. I must not trust people. 
10 years old: I apologize for misunderstanding. I must comprehend happenings.
11 years old: I apologize for the scars I made on myself. I must learn sadness is unacceptable. 
12 years old: I apologize for his accident. I must warn people before they make mistakes. 
13 years old: I apologize for trying to help. I must keep to myself. 
14 years old: I apologize for stolen cigarettes. I must follow laws. 
15 years old: I apologize for liking her. I must like only boys.
16 years old: I apologize for my existence. You say 
          Don't apologize for positive things.
To which I reply,
          I'm sorry. I'm sorry.

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community

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