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Though It Happens Anyway

The secret does not want
to come out of the closet.

It is very comfortable,
thank you very much,

snuggled as it is
into the sweatshirts and old t-shirts

that no one ever wears
nearly forgotten up there

on the top shelf. And it
would rather the closet

stays just as it is. No rearranging,
no digging through the layers,

no taking things away to Good Will.
Perhaps you forgot that the secret

has teeth. Sharp. Don’t worry. If you
so much as open the closet door

you’ll remember soon enough.

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