Fear Will Always Choose

Thu, 12/17/2015 - 13:08 -- coil

The words you have to say

The feelings you can't shake

Fear will tell you, "Wait,"

Because Fear is not afraid

She does not hold back or quake

She does not waver or make mistake

Fear knows what she does

She topples empires and loves

It is we who do not know

Fear's secret, hidden troves

There is power in Fear

Because Fear understands "Near,"

And "Far," and "Dear,"

She will reveal the heart's wishes

And she will destroy it if she wishes

Because Fear is the separation

Of the individual from the situation

When you can't think, or act

Fear becomes the cataclysm

You move then, with ambition

To harm or to lose

Fear will always choose.

This poem is about: 
My community
Our world
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