Forever We Fear

 

Age 2: Loud noises

Age 4: Monsters and ghosts

Age 8: My math teacher

Age 10:The tallest roller coaster

Age 12: Public Speaking

Age 16:

 

Well that’s a big question,

there’s a lot.

 

We grow up.

We are afraid for the same reasons.

We are afraid, we pretend we aren’t.

 

The unknown

Our imaginations

The powerful

Risk

Loneliness

 

Age 16: The real world.

 

We are afraid, we pretend we aren’t

We are afraid for the same reason

We grow up.

 

And when we grow up we realize,

We have the strength inside us

that our parents always posessed

At age 2 they held our hands

Age 8 they stood up for us

Age 12 they encouraged us

 

We are afraid, we pretend we aren’t

We are afraid for the same reason

We grow up.

We overcome our fears.

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family

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