'fear'

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When I was a freshman, everybody told me "four years would go by quick" And there I was three years later as a senior deciding on which college to pick
When I was a little girl Pain was like a friend of mine. It played with me on merry-go-rounds. It slid with me on slides. It was my shadow on hot summer days.
When I was a little girl Pain was like a friend of mine. It played with me on merry-go-rounds. It slid with me on slides. It was my shadow on hot summer days.
The first step to courage is fear. Nobody told me the staircase ascended and descended into darkness, Every step plundered by fear. The thief of success yet the comforting mother of failure, Fear.
Mom says, “you’re just hungry.” Dad says, “you’re just tired.” But it’s not just that! I’m starving, don’t you see?
A child sleeps in peace tonight, snuggled warmly under layers of blue blankets, smiling serenely as dreams flutter gracefully across his angelic face.
I will admit I’m afraid of the dark.   Not for its shallow emptiness, But rather what lurks In the shadows of my mind After the sun breaks the sky.   Not for its null of silence
I take a breath. Silence bubbles up to ears and muffles The sound surrounding me. My Hands curling, my fingers dig into my palm With the viciousness only found in survival. I take a breath.
I’m the girl with many words I’m the girl that never speaks   I’ve heard my friends, my companions say
the fear of failing is stronger than the  fear of the world outside my comfort zone. the expectations:  seem to keep growing:  my own insurmountable mountain.  How will you do this?
the fear of failing is stronger than the  fear of the world outside my comfort zone. the expectations:  seem to keep growing:  my own insurmountable mountain.  How will you do this?
My mentor is slowly fading, cascading, 
Have you ever been scared? Felt like the blood in your body just stopped moving, Stopped circulating, make you believe you’re dead Like if you tried to step forward your leg would break on impact.
my breath runs exit sign teeth door lips quick as the realization swiftly mugged me of my tranquility   i can feel
Falling, it’s a fear for some people. Falling into debt Falling into depression, Falling in love. People fear falling because
Hey Fear,   What’re you still doin’ here? I told you to go Cause you always bring me down So low – A simple question’s all it takes To make my hands shake Like my life’s at stake
Dear Fear, your hold is meek But your talons rip and tear Through the sensitive flesh you seek, Of those that find you hard to bare. Your power lies in finding strength And pulling at its fragile seams.
To Fear, Born side by side, but it takes a life of its own. How can you be so cruel, and play your host like a fool? You see the damage you cause, and yet never put a pause on the over-thinking, the inevitable sinking.
Don’t quit. Don’t give in. The voice whispers. They don’t know you like I do. Behind the voice, Screaming, laughing, and anger.
"What is there to fear?" constantly said by mom. "I can't help but not be calm." "Don't fret my dear, it's all in your heart." "But what about the monster under my bed."  
I cannot do what most people can Most can leave their house without their heart racing like a thousand horses
  When you first looked at me, Smiled at me, My heart fluttered, yet I turned away   When you first spoke to me, reassured me,
They are everywhere, the mask.  They make me want to scream, but he loves them. He said he'd keep me safe from the mask he lied, even though he looks at me with
Education, it seems, Is nearly as mediocre as social media, Except it is more restrictive. Things like cyberbullying, harassment, and fallacies are allowed in school,
And so she walked away from herself She put that part of herself in a box and buried it deep She saw that part of her soul, kissed it, and walked away
What was once said to me ? Constantly to the ear, in whispers and sighs?
Once upon a time I would have said "no" but I wasn't in control, and I never was in control. Because when you pinned me down in the cold dungeon you call a bedroom, there was no escape.
YOU
She woke up the night before Hair as soft as silk Smooth curves nicely served just for you She put her destiny in your arms before Yet You treated her like a whore
America, the beautiful. You have burned your amber waves, Belonging to young girls who were told they would never be beautiful. You have locked them up in caves.
I am proud of America. I am proud to live in a land of rights for all. I am proud to follow in the footsteps of those who came before.  
Where do I run And where do I hide? Where do I go So I don’t have to fight?   They tell me I’m wrong But I’m so scared. They tell me to face it, But I am fear.  
When the sun sets on this blessed day When the dark comes to take the light away When the song is sung and the singing stops
I am in a constant state of fear. I’m afraid of interviews, And I’m afraid of bugs. I’m afraid of failure, And I’m afraid of the dark. I’m afraid of conversations, And I’m afraid of being alone.
A year ago, on this day I clutch my belly and pray and pray I know this is a monumental change Is it something that I can take? Will I have enough courage, and strength? Will I still be the same?
I know of a man who hunts his prey, silently. He wants to steal your dignity. Strip it from you like he owns it. Like he owns you. He knows what he wants and he isn’t afraid to take it away from you. He doesn’t ask.
Fear of big crowds Fear of loneliness Fear of emptiness Fear of feeling worthless Fear of being fake
Outrunnable, inescapable, indestructible, always listening, waiting, maybe even hoping, for a reason to be sad.   The lump in my throat, it won't go away, it's in me,
list your fears. strike heights from the column and replace
 deception with truth: the fear of falling— apart,

I hesitated to be respirated Now I'm exasperated My thoughts an infection So I rested waiting For the right moment to strike So I could take a second To look back at my life See what it was and
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