Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

(Baltimore, Maryland)

A Secret


They tease
And wonder
Why I am smiling so
And humming happy tunes under my breath
And why the strut's back in my walk...
But I won't tell them
Because if I do
Everyone would want
A little piece of this heaven too.
So I'll just keep right on smiling
And struting
And humming happy tunes under my breath
And keeping you a secret all to myself!

Submitted: Sunday, February 11, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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