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Secret I Keep

Secret I Keep

All these years hiding. 
Been keeping the secret that's lying.
Can't forgive myself what i have been doing
Declined the love that you're giving.
Everyday i weep in despair.
For my love for you, i did not share.
Gave the best you can, but did not see.
Has pretended, that you were there for me.
I was blinded and insensitive.
Just how long can you forgive?
Kind of curse i feel like hell.
Living in sorrow it's hard to tell.
Memories of you it's all i have.
No one could give the thing called 'love'.
Only you and you alone.
Pretending you were here inside this home.
Quit is not my thinking.
Restore the past, why can i not bring?
Since you've been gone it's never been me. 
Tried to be happy i pretended to be. 
Unleash this nightmare, oh go away.
Vanish! It's all i pray.
Whisper in silence in where you lay.
Xanthorrhoea with you to stay.
Yearning for you cannot wait longer.
Zeal of your love and i feel better.

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  1. Date: 3/9/2012 6:14:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Leila. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

    Mijares Avatar Leila Mijares
    Date: 3/9/2012 6:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    tnx a lot! hoping i could write more poems and join the contest..lots of love and god bless!
  1. Date: 3/9/2012 3:06:00 AM
    Wooow Leila.....touching and sensitive it. - oxox love Anne-Lise

    Mijares Avatar Leila Mijares
    Date: 3/9/2012 3:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you very much Anne Lise. I want to thank this opportunity being new member of this poetry soup. god bless and more power...