The Secret

17 Jul

The heat so oppressive

Worse inside

I forgot how I did not fit in

I use to ache to belong

Now I see the divide

I revel in it

I rejoice in it

I smile so secretly

At the joy I have found

Tapped into a reserve

They will never know

My tears are about release now

Not sadness or pain

I look in the mirror

And just smile

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3 Responses to “The Secret”

  1. Kavita July 18, 2010 at 5:40 pm #

    Oh yes! It’s all about originality! And then, whether you fit in or not, after a while, becomes secondary !
    An excellent and insightful poem!

  2. Cold Dead Heart July 18, 2010 at 5:51 pm #

    So true…it’s about reaching a point in your life where you no longer CARE if you fit in. Maybe that’s as evolved as I’ll ever get, but it’s something. Thank you for your comments and compliments!

  3. Samantha July 21, 2010 at 4:51 pm #

    nice one… the sooner we can hit the point, the better. =)

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