Jude Reed :

I have a secret, a problem I have to conceal

It’s knotting me up inside, I don’t know how to feel

I’ve become a compulsive liar, but what am I supposed to say?

Perhaps if I keep it to myself, it will go away

My hands tremble when I’m at work; I’m forever cold

My legs no longer belong to me, my body they will not hold

I’ve fallen once or twice and had to be helped to my feet

Joe will start to ask me questions; I won’t let our eyes meet

I cannot face up to him, not now I’ve discovered the truth

At times he just ‘loses it.’ Yes, he completely hits the roof

So how can I confess, when I’m afraid of how he’ll be?

Like Dad, he’ll use his fists. He’ll injure me to some degree

I’m going to have to bite my lip. I don’t know what to say

Perhaps if I hide this secret, my problems will go away.

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7 thoughts on “Living A Lie

  1. I never understood why people need to lie. There a self help book called “People of the lie” Anyhow when people puts on way about them everything is so perfect is one way of looking at it…What kind of dirt to keep sweeping under there carpet.

    Coffee is on

    1. I agree, Dora. I think Jude did it because he thought he was protecting his boyfriend and was afraid of how he was going to react. It was the worst thing that he could have done!
      -It was a secret that shouldn’t have been kept from Joe. In the end, it hurt everyone around Jude. 😦

    1. Hello Nasim- thank you so much for your lovely comment. It’s part of my poetry series based around my novel, “The Defeatist” I’m so glad that you liked it. 🙂

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