I’m curious; what’s in this envelope

My inquisitiveness is pushing me to take a peek

The prudence wants to step back and let it be

Life is like a sealed envelope for us in the beginning

Revealing its secrets to us gradually, one at a time

But sometimes the envelope remains sealed till the very end

And it’s only when we are done with most of our living

That the secret of what life is all about is unveiled to us

A sealed envelope though tempting/ inviting us to open

Can very be like Pandora’s box, that, once opened

Spills out things that we wished were still hidden!


In response to; RXC- Prompt #281, hosted by Reena



63 thoughts on “Secrets…….

  1. I just read a story this morning about a secret room… sealed for twenty years!
    Some homeowners find secret rooms in homes they buy or family members find clues to other secret rooms hidden under outbuildings on farms.

    Some Pandora’s boxes are best left closed. But I believe hope was trapped and had to be set free…
    May we learn that some secrets might be best left, but enjoy the ones that can give us ‘hope’.

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    1. How interesting it would be to find a secret room. I recently read a crime thriller where they found a secret room where there were clues to a murder.
      Yes some secrets should be left alone


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