Unknown

enemies

enemies (Photo credit: MGShelton)

Unknown,
unseen,
it bids,
you believe.

Twisted,
sick,
you take
the bait. 

It doesn’t exist
but you’re
being used;
fear comes
forth
and
invades
your
thinking. 

You can’t
break free,
you’re
helpless,
a pity.
Your own
free will
has rendered
your weakness.

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  1. I like this poem on fear, especially your relating it to our own free will. That is so true.

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  2. Where there is fear, there is lack of faith in oneself and in the generosity of the universe. Fear keeps us captive in our prisons of our own making because one we have the key to unlock the prison door. I wish more people understood that. Maybe more people are…

    Wonderful and effective poem, Gayle.

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    • You are so right…fear is what keeps us captive in real or imagined negative circumstances. Fear can take the form of sadness, aggression, depression, anxiety, etc. We’re either coming from a place of love…or fear. We can only overcome it if we’re willing to truly face it….not so easy..believe me.

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  3. very wisely said gayle. sometimes we imprison ourselves.

    love and hugs.

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