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The Black Diary

In the dark,
With shadowed promises,
I remember the black diary.

The one I promised I’d never keep,
The one that was never to be written.

The diary holding all of your deepest secrets,
Your painful regrets and tortured memories.

Every one I took,
Word by word I wrote it down.

Don’t worry its hiding place is safe.
Because these words written down,
Were words seared into my soul.

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  1. Date: 3/5/2010 9:06:00 AM

    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Clayton. I also wish you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/5/2010 8:41:00 AM

    Very nice. Keep it up good job. -Courtney-

  1. Date: 3/5/2010 4:56:00 AM

    Welcome to the Poetry Soup Family of poets... please continue to share your creative writes with us all...as this delight tonight... enjoyed the mysterious theme..luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of Poetry Soup..