MangaHelpers Art Contest Week 13-14 ~ Secrets Poem!

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the voting phase of MH's Art Contest Week 13-14 for the writing category. Thank you to everyone who have taken the time and creativity to submit for this contest! Make sure to pick the most captivating work in your opinion. Now it's time to cast your vote!

Voting Details:

• Voting will automatically be closed on June 28th, 2015 at 21:00 PM (-3 GMT).
• You may only vote once and for one of the submissions.
• Announcement of winners and next contest and new theme will be done as soon as possible after the voting period is over.

What's Hidden from within by riki
I can tell you many things
My deepest fears, desires, and dreams
However, there are some things that should remain hidden
Why, you ask?
Well, it's because you might not like what you see.

There's a part of me that the world doesn't know
My dark persona, I called it
It's a brewing storm
That slowly bellows and roars
As it forms into a spiral

It remembers everything
Every slight and every snub
Causing simmering anger
To start to boil over
"Never forget," it whispered.
"Be wary of those who surround you."

I don't know what you would think
if I show you the worst part of me
How would you react if you know my darkest secrets?
Would you be revolted and cast me aside?
Or would you stay by my side?

Besides, how much fun would it be
If you know everything about me?
Either way, it's all the same
Like I said,
Some secrets should remain hidden


A Secret of Dreams by danzouismadara
My secret.
My dreams--a total secret
Nothing but shadows
incisions of reality.
Revelations,
a drop of light,
into the darkness,
that should be untold.
lies and truth
black and white,
the gray notion of honesty.
A secret,
a tinge of beauty and genius in every secret.
Deceitful to some, but arousing to oneself.
Mysterious and foreign,
a true hidden gem,
locked away in our minds,
as truthful reasoning,
becomes the stem of private suffocation,
My secret.


P -ow em by FaustXIII
What do you want to know?
If it's red or if it's yellow?
Is it deep or is it shallow?
What's on top and below?

What do you want me to show?
My wounded back or my broken elbow?
The old shirt that they let me borrow,
Or the money I got when I sold my bone marrow?

Why do you want to know?
Am I being hard to follow?
Is it not enough, my glow?
And you insist to see my shadow?


Things Hidden by Holt
I have some secrets
That simply must remain hidden
You might feel you want to know all about me
But some things are better left in the dark

Things I did, things I saw, things I know
It's quite overwhelming sometimes
And the need to share with someone comes on strong
But I have to restrain myself for both our sakes

The way you look at me, they way you think of me,
You say it'll always be the same, that you'll never change
But I guarantee you will if you know all I have hidden
Because there were others who said the exact same words you do

So please don't seek any answers
Don't direct your inquisitive questions at me
I see you try to decipher me with your piercing gaze,
While your heart and soul move to a rhythm
Trying to connect with the depths of mine
Do stop, or the darkness in here will swallow you up.