James Darwin Smith II

Gold Star - 7,390 Points (10/6/74 / San Diego, CA)

This Heart Has A Secret - Poem by James Darwin Smith II

This heart has a secret
A deep hidden secret
Where scars reside
Emotions subside
And hope?
Residuals of a dying past
Trying to adapt with these current times


Pain, subliminal beats
Crying out to be heard
Within it, frustration
Of someone who feels
Less than the very thing
They are so passionate about
Fading away in the silence
Of unspoken dedications
So much given
Wasting away trying to receive, something


Not that there are any high expectations
Just a mere spec of anything
Reinsurance, that these feelings
Are safe to feel free
Trusting a majestic force
With no agenda at all


Beating and beating
Rattling shrapnel of past pains
Murmuring false equivalencies
Showing so much doubt
Yet, showing restraint
For the pain that resides within


This heart has a secret
To be discovered from soulful discoveries
Seeing beyond the many facades of life


Wishing there was an awakening of truth
Lighting everything towards plain view
So everyone can see the true identity of love
Residing deep inside a soul's endless excursion
Searching for every color in existence


This heart has a secret
Maybe one that will never be heard
But as it beats there is still a chance
Of doing its best
To feel something special in the end


Giving out so much love
Only to take another's pain away
Even if it has to come right in
Permanently wedged
Stuck deep within
Burdens that will haunt each beat
Till the day it dies
Beating in the great beyond


This heart will feel pain
Eternally if need be


The protection of something sacred
Is worth the sacrifice


Protecting any purity
That beauty will struggle to keep alive
If only I could take any pain away


This heart is ready to share its secret
But who sees it?
Beyond this body,
This face
Beyond these eyes


Please look, deep inside

Topic(s) of this poem: emotions, heart, love, sacred heart, soul

Form: Ballad


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written on 8/20/18

Comments about This Heart Has A Secret by James Darwin Smith II

  • Elena Sandu (8/20/2018 3:43:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem, thank you for shairing! awakening of truth
    Lighting everything towards plain view Truth well expressed, such is what love does isn't it?
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  • Unwritten Soul (8/20/2018 3:37:00 AM)

    That heart has a secret, like every heart does... And your heat giving a clue but we never feel that deep enough because the depth of your secret n feeling is only own by you, nice work! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 20, 2018



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