Fear in Courage

 

If the only thing to fear is fear itself

I find it funny that I'm so scared to be

Courageous.

I am most scared when no one expects me

to stand up.

I am most fearful when not speaking out

is the normal thing to do.

In these moments

I think to myself:

am i bound to be a person stunted by fear

as has been majority of the people on this planet?

Or am I going to be the person who is scared to be courageous?

Because at the very least,

If i’m fearing my own courage,

It means I have it.

It means I am prepared to act on it.

In that moment, I understand it's my only option.

I am done with only speaking when i'm afraid of being fearful

I am speaking when I fear being courageous.

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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