That Four Letter Word

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 22:11 -- higgsa

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Fear

 

Possibly the biggest four letter word

 

The future I fear

 

Rejection I fear

 

My Elders tell me that I should not

 

Fear

 

That I have no reason to

 

Fear

 

But I fear none the less

 

Solitude I fear

 

Failure I fear

 

I’ve looked those things in the face and I know

 

It is not irrational to

 

Fear

 

And I have every right to

 

Fear

 

What I don’t know…

 

And why can’t they admit that?

 

I know they have

 

Feared

 

I know they still do

 

Fear

 

My teachers will not tell me that it is ok to

 

Fear

 

And why will you not?

 

How can I tell you that?

 

How can I tell you that it is better to acknowledge our

 

Fear

 

If you’d rather ignore it?

 

At a time of such change in my young life

 

It is difficult to not feel

 

Fear

 

Every decision I make will affect the rest of my life

 

Making a mistake is what I

 

Fear

 

Most of all

 

But would you understand That…

 

    

 

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