Treasure Island

mona martinez


fear getting the best of me


i let fear get the best of me,
when i need to speak my mind,
what's up with that?
i'm learning how to speak my mind,
but, it all come at a cost,
i only get lost,
when i don't know what to say,
all that paralize me with fear,
what can i do?
nobody going to fight my battle,
how can i with this fear?
because i want to be somewhere
than right here,
but, one thing that keeps me in the same spot,
is my fear of being somebody different.

Copyright © 2009
4-16-09

Submitted: Thursday, April 16, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (fear getting the best of me by mona martinez )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Dream days, Edgar Albert Guest
  2. An Uncle, Edgar Albert Guest
  3. Rubiks Cube, Angello Mitchell
  4. La Mer, Jesper Svenbro
  5. The Bright Side, Edgar Albert Guest
  6. When The Dressmaker Comes, Edgar Albert Guest
  7. Fishin'-Hunger, Edgar Albert Guest
  8. Hubbard And Pelletier, Edgar Albert Guest
  9. The Starlings, Jesper Svenbro
  10. Love Love Love, Electric Lady

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Lawson


The old year went, and the new returned, in the withering weeks of drought,
The cheque was spent that the shearer earned,
and the sheds were all cut out;
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]