Lucy Grainger


Fear - Poem by Lucy Grainger

Fear
Fear wraps you up but doesn't comfort you.
Fear makes you feel sick and bring up what you shouldn't really say.
Fear is heavy and holds you back.
Fear is dark but can sometimes help shed light on something.
Fear is poisonous but not spiteful.
Fear is silent but deadly.
Fear is forbidding.
Fear is creative and makes you act in a way you wouldn't normally.
Fear is powerful but makes you feel weak at the knees.
Fear seeps through the cracks that you try and hide.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

i dedicate this to personal experience.

Comments about Fear by Lucy Grainger

  • Gold Star - 40,557 Points Chinedu Dike (11/10/2014 1:32:00 PM)

    Fear is usually your imagination of sinister things playing tricks in your mind, it has no substance, thanks why on standing up to fear we usually find it inconsequential. A lovely poem, well articulated and penned with insight. A nice piece indeed. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 15,915 Points John Westlake (3/2/2014 5:49:00 PM)

    I know how you feel. Accurate and true. A good read. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,769 Points Khairul Ahsan (12/28/2013 8:17:00 AM)

    'Fear is heavy and holds you back.' -This line is the best of all.
    'Fear is creative and makes you act in a way you wouldn't normally.' - Really? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Titi Dale (2/5/2013 3:12:00 AM)

    Wow in a dictionary this should be fear's definition :) well done! A great write: D (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,458 Points Unwritten Soul (1/13/2013 11:58:00 AM)

    If you surrender your hope to a fear you will lose it, if you give it to spirit it will double it_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 36 Points Sandy Player (1/13/2013 8:12:00 AM)

    i like the way you played the comparisons a little further.
    the observational stance gives the poem a slight chill to the reader.
    tis not bad methinks (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 58 Points Vijay Sai R (1/12/2013 9:53:00 PM)

    well knitted poetry on fear (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Howard Johnson (12/29/2012 4:31:00 PM)

    A pleasure to read thank you for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 29, 2012



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