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Dark Secrets

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Dark Secrets

Do you harbor a secret true?
Like everyone else and me too;
All of us have something to hide,
Affairs we would rather set aside:

An illicit fling or an erotic scene,
Oh, of nature grave and keen,
A wild fantasy or wistful whims
Or maybe, one of the 7 deadly sins.

Like the wilted rose in a book
Or the rickety skeleton in a nook,
We shove our frailties in the far recess
of our mind for no one to access.

We all succumb to carnal sentiments,
Unmindful of the 10 commandments;
If anyone can prove me otherwise
that truth not I speak but plain lies,

Forever to hold my peace I swear,
Not to write, speak or ever share
my thoughts or opinion in this case
Until my last day of the sunshine I face!

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  1. Date: 4/15/2013 9:13:00 PM
    Abdul, Congratulations with your winning secret poem In Judy's " tell me your secret " contest.. thank you for sharing :-) :-) :-). Always & Forever * PD

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 12:37:00 AM
    Clever write...Congrats on your win... Well done pal~ A.O

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 10:59:00 PM
    Congratulation on your high win. Very smooth and pleasant. Terry xo

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 9:01:00 PM
    Thank you for entering my contest

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 1:32:00 PM
    Very nice...I doubt anyone will cast the first stone!!!! Great job...Donna