Dark unopened rooms

Dark unopened rooms

places where no-one dares to go.

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Written in letters unsent

trapped in minds; never uttered.

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Brushed under carpets

whispered; sometimes through decades.

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Life shattering, unsayable things

heartbreaking and unacknowledged.

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Painfully suspended in time; never shared

burnt embers of a life half lived.

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The healing wings of truth

forever clipped by shame.

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Secrets that should have been spoken

lay in graves forever silent.

January prompt-a-day with write alm today’s prompt is – family secret(s)

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