I Will Not Be Afraid

Fear brews in my heart,

As it has from the start.

I was born afraid,

It’s how I was made.

 

I was born out of strife.

I was afraid of life.

I was too timid to fly.

Yet, I was afraid to die.

 

My heart would never soar,

Not while it was chained to the floor.

The anchor in my soul was fear,

Of what I have yet to hear.

 

My fears were never-ending,

My own mind turning condescending.

But my dreams were even greater,

I soon realized my mind was a traitor.

 

I fought and attacked,

Pushing all of my doubt to the back.

I would no longer cower in fear.

I would control where I would go from here.

 

It still lives in the corners of my mind.

Of this, I am not blind.

A constant brew of panic,

Trying to once again become tyrannic.

 

I will not allow such a trick.

 

Fear still brews in my heart,

As it has from the start.

I was born afraid,

It’s how I was made.

 

But I will continue to fight,

With every ounce of my might.

I will not allow fear to rule my life,

For it would be made only of strife.

 

I will not be afraid to live my life.

This poem is about: 
Me

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