Suki Nakamura

Rookie (november 8,1985)

Things That You Cannot Hide - Poem by Suki Nakamura

they say
there are three things that you cannot hide
the sun, the moon and the
truth

i hid the truth
for years and i defended it at the cost of my life
and i will still hide it
if i live for another hundred years

do not compel me to show it to you
it may cause you shame and even death
let it stay
for your own good for i have seen the face of truth
its ugliness and
cruelty and if have to see it yourself
you may not like to live a little longer

look at me
i smile and i laugh
i conceal the pain
and the madness and you will never notice
what is growing inside me

the inevitable
that which inflames and yet does not explode
that which take you in the labyrinth inside
without any exit

look at me and smile and then leave me as
i am

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 14, 2009



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