Between UsIt seemed a thing between us,
reminded of three simians sitting,
legs crossed and hands in familiar poses.
This is not the way we share;
Our friendship, love, and touch is ba
Open your eyes and make clear your ears, and I will tell you of my secret life.
Actions and attributes not of the man I planned to be,
They are the true, sad, longing, and oft regrettable deeds of true me.
A secret that I can no longer bear, flooding out in gasps and sobs and tears.
From you a smile, not quite uderstanding, but relief.
This formerly untold life now exposed does not corrupt our love.
What's between us is no more a secret, a thing dividing; it is a thing we now share.
Truth exposed, we stand both hands clasped, naked trust.