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This was a hard subject to write about(perhaps I don't have any secrets)

 Nothing came to me at first, even though I looked up entries about Secrets in the Dictionary and the Thesaurus. It seems there are many reasons for keeping secrets.

There are the selfish reasons:
1. Betrayal of others. Concealing acts for which there would be 'hell to pay'

and secrets that give power over others, secret formulas,Secret societies, .

Believe it or not there are some good reasons too, for keeping secrets;

These can be- to shield others from news they wouldn't handle well or to keep a nice surprise for them.

Keeping secrets is probably one of the hardest things in the world to do and with this in mind - my poem came to me in the shower.


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My Secret

My secret is the pivot
that I spin upon
All the conflict of
my days and nights
extracted from

In veering from
my inner truth,
the web I've spun

Concocted looks
of innocence
with practice come

Of all the silent music
in the world... unknown 
Inside my heart and mind
is locked the song

My secret
My secret
My secret

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  1. Date: 5/14/2013 9:55:00 AM
    I'm glad I didn't overlook this one. It is teasingly cryptic and a wonderful read. Why am I not surprised that this is a winner!!! ... Jake

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 12:59:00 AM
    Great poem to read tonight :) I'm new to the whole poetry thing but I've posted a few of my own that I would appreciate comments or suggestions on I would be happy to return the favor. Once again awesome writing you have here, a secret creates anxiousness for people to guess and reflect upon.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 5:50:00 AM
    What is your secret? Very nice

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 9:14:00 PM
    Suzanne, Congratulations with your winning secret poem In Judy's " tell me your secret " contest.. thank you for sharing :-) :-) :-). Always & Forever * PD

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 9:05:00 PM
    Thank you for entering my contest

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 5:05:00 PM
    nice,,,, I'm glad you like my Caturday haiku's. I've been trying to learn to write good one's so I could post ;}

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:33:00 PM
    Clotho! Beautiful poem and mind!

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 12:08:00 PM
    Dear Suzanne, One can hear the"secret in "silent music""unknown" One can see the"secret"in"Concocted looks of innocence" Yet YOUR secret is hidden in a web YOU have Wove. Brilliant Pen. LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER...Harry