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Secrets to the Grave

Carlos Enrique Rivera 1971 (New York City)

Little face that hides a story
Of hidden lies and little glory

Secrets forced behind a smile
House of terror misguided child

One hundred years of the house that speaks
Demon and devils roam while they sleep

But no one believes him and that is why they stay
Secrets he keeps, he will take to his grave.

About this poem

This is more of a dark side poem, a horror story. A child's experience of what he sees, and the secrets he must keep. It is also a true story.

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Written on June 25, 1990

Submitted by rivera141957 on August 17, 2021

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Carlos Enrique Rivera

Born and raised in New York City. Currently living in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Studied at Monroe College & Ashworth College. Frontline worker at Penn Medicine. Independent voter of Christian faith and of mixed heritage. more…

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