Marian Wheaton

(Chicago, Illinois)

Fear - Poem by Marian Wheaton

Fear is an agonizing thing
It cripples deep inside
It freezes the thinking part of you
So you want to run and hide
It creeps like a burglar upon you
Causing shivers to run down your spine
It reduces you to an empty shell
And destroys all that is fine
Don't let fear get a hold on you
Fight it with all your might
Once you bring that fear in the open
Your world has a chance to be bright

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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