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Dr John Celes

Veteran Poet - 2,747 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Fear is Just an Emotion


Why let fear fill your heart and mind?
Fear’s good, a defense mechanism;
Fear is needed within limits;
Fear’s the key hurdle for man’s feats!

But fear of God is good for soul;
Fear should not paralyze your flight;
Unprecedented fear isn’t good;
Fear prevents you from taking risks!

The fear of fear is your worst foe!
Fear helps retreat when danger’s high;
Death is a fear but all must die;
Cowards die galore before death!

Fear kills the urge to face one’s strife;
Fear is an instinct like others;
Fear is OK if it passes;
Fear should not stifle man’s courage!

Submitted: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 31, 2013

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