My Greatest Fear

My Greatest Fear

A Poem by misfit_joker
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It should be pretty self-explanatory.

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I am afraid of spiders
I have no shame in that
They are creepy and disgusting
Yes I cringe at the mere sight of them
Yet they are not my greatest fear

I am afraid of falling from heights
For this I also have no shame 
When I look down and there's nothing beneath my feet 
Yes this puts me at the greatest of unease
Yet this is not my greatest fear

I am afraid of performing in large crowds
Shame still not present here
Will they reject what I poured my heart into
Yes my body shakes when I am asked to
Yet this in not my greatest fear

I have told you things that I fear most
But there's one left that cannot compare
No not even close

I am afraid that I'll grow old alone
Friends and family leaving me behind
Years will pass as I wait
No I can't bare the thought of it
Because this is my greatest fear



© 2014 misfit_joker



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I loved the honesty and format of this. Beautifully written!

Posted 2 Years Ago


love that your honesty has no fear ...curtsy bow

Posted 3 Years Ago


Fear is natural. Overcoming it takes courage and skill. Bravo.....................

Posted 3 Years Ago



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misfit_joker
misfit_joker

Pontotoc, MS



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