Confession may be good for the soul
but there are things I cannot tell you
secrets that might shatter your heart
atrocities that occurred a lifetime ago
opinions that are mine alone
things that today matter not in the least.
And besides: whose soul are we talking about here?
Yours doesn’t need the pain
and mine needs only my own absolution.
And that, my love, I’m working on in my own sweet time.
Daily Prompt: Confess