Artwork of Chuck Schenk

Secrets

There is a place within my heart
Where sometimes I must go
You see, I have some secrets there
That only I can know

When shadows fall across the room
And daylight turns to dusk
My mind turns to this special place
I visit when I must

The way I felt one summer day
Is there for me to find
And the way someone special smiled at me
Well, that is truly mine

These are things I cannot share
Or tell a single soul
The magic is their secret power
That only I can know

Between my dreams and reality
There is a place of rest
I sort through memories so old
And keep those I like best

When the world seems cold and tiresome
I have a place to go
A treasure box of secret thoughts
With the key locked in my soul

Karen Shaw Matteson
2001



To do the useful thing, to say the
courageous thing, to contemplate the
beautiful thing: that is enough for
one man's life.

~~ T.S. Eliot




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