I Bear A Burden

I bear a burden that’s heavy for me.

The burden I bear is very weighty.

It drags me down.

It depresses me.

It makes me want to end this life.

 

 

Keeping secrets is not easy,

Especially the secrets I have to tell.

Sometimes the secrets are so heavy,

and weigh so deeply upon my mind and my heart

that I don’t know how to tell reality apart

from the reality that everyone seems to experience around me.

 

I bear a burden that’s personal

and when I reveal my secrets

I know others will be judgemental

Yet no one can judge me more harshly than I judge myself.

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Hi. I'm Lorraine Reguly, owner of Wording Well and Laying It Out There. I'm an English teacher-turned-freelancer-for hire, an author, and an entrepreneur. I offer 4 different services on Wording Well: 1. Writing. 2. Editing. 3. Coaching/Consulting, 4. Author Assistant Services. I like helping others and want to help you! Just tell me how!

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8 comments on “I Bear A Burden
  1. Wow! Very heavy stuff. I think women and writers are the hardest on themselves. Women in particular are prone to blame themselves when something goes wrong. All I can say is, don’t. Life is to short already.

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    • Lorraine Marie Reguly says:

      Yes, I agree; life is too short.

      You have no idea of the amount of stuff that weighs on me, Donna. Sigh.

      I’m glad you commented, though. πŸ˜€
      Thanks!

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  2. Ms. Vee says:

    Lorraine, I think keeping secrets is easy. The challenge comes when you/we are ready to bring the truth to the light. You are not alone in the burden you carry. I too, as many others…have secrets. When you are ready you will write about them.

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