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The Secret

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The Secret

If I tell you my secret, a secret then
It will no longer be.
My secret is only my secret when
It is only known by me.

I cannot enter your secret contest
For I’m truly not adept
At keeping secret a precious secret
When it has not been kept.

I’ve written of my troubles and foibles
Even when the laugh’s on me.
Please let me keep my last held secret,
So a secret it will be.





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  1. Date: 4/6/2013 1:58:00 PM
    Ah shucks !! I was hoping to hear something juicy about you Joyce.......but the cat is still in the bag, and your secret is yours for the keeping!! LOL !! Loved this!

  1. Date: 4/6/2013 10:37:00 AM
    -Thank you for sharing your secrets with me Joyce - Lovely words in a beautiful poem. - Have a nice weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)