Fear

Fear

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I close my eyes and begin to think

as I slowly feel my heart sink

as I feel the tears rolling down my face

and as they reach my lips with the salty taste.

I ask myself, why treat my heart like broken glass?

Why think about my wounds and the scares I have?

The past is dark and it's pain is still sharp.

Coming at me as a knife.

Creating a new scare, yet to not explain.

I hide my wrist, I hide my fear that i face everyday.

They say time heals all pian.

But how long tll i'm out from under this rain?

 

© 2010


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"They say time heels all pain. But how long till I'm out from under this rain?" Those lines are the question I ask myself all the time. I love this poem. You have an amazing talent for writing beautifully and touching the readers heart

Posted 8 Years Ago


deeply opening the soul to view is both cathartic and truly courageous~ very well expressed poetic~

Posted 8 Years Ago


sharp and poignant, like the images and honesty.

Posted 8 Years Ago


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Deeply expressed feelings compiled into the few lines of this well-written poem. I really like your first four lines as they lay out your thoughts, reactions, and curiosity in rest of the poem. Nice going!

Posted 8 Years Ago


I like the rhyme and flow. Amazing

Posted 8 Years Ago


I like the rhyme scheme here, it moves the poem on well and gives it an upbeat feel which contrasts effectively with the dark subject matter, enhancing both the content and the rhythm. This poem is interesting because it is revealing, but not too revealing, like a modest swim suit, it makes the reader want to know more about the writer, about the moment, about the back story. Intriguing.

Posted 8 Years Ago


The spoken word quality works well to deliver disturbing thoughts and the subsequent feelings of anxiety. Evocative poem.
Thank you for sharing your work here and welcome to the site.

Posted 8 Years Ago



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Added on December 9, 2010
Last Updated on December 10, 2010
Tags: Fear, Hurt, Pain, Anxiety, Dark, Tears, Scared

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