Tiana Webb

Rookie - 3 Points (March 19th 1997 / Tumut)

Fear - Poem by Tiana Webb

Shadows in the dark
They're keeping me awake
So I sleep with the light on
Please lock the door behind you
And bolt the windows tight
Silence can be deadly
Especially at night
You scare me half to death
Making me bolt down the stairs
I'm so scared
But of course no one cares
Noises stir at night
Making me jump right out of bed
I run down the stairs
Everyone is dead
I wake up from this nightmare
Screaming and drenched in cold sweat
Fearing you and everything
Is my one and only regret

Comments about Fear by Tiana Webb

  • Chinedu Dike (5/18/2015 6:28:00 PM)

    Fear is a bunch of sinister shadows. A shadow has no substance, it's only a magnified reflection of something small, that's why in facing fear squarely we usually find it inconsequential. A lovely piece of poetry, well articulated and insightfully penned with conviction. A beautiful poem indeed. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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  • Muzaffer Akin (6/26/2014 4:33:00 PM)

    Congratulations...I like it very much. (Report) Reply

  • Michelle Claus (6/26/2014 12:14:00 PM)

    The final two lines make me curious - Who is the *you* whom the poet fears? This one word sends my mind into back-story, conjuring reasons for the poet's nightmares. (Report) Reply

  • (6/26/2014 12:12:00 PM)

    Love the line, silence can be deadly, especially at night! Nicely written poem! (Report) Reply

  • (6/26/2014 3:34:00 AM)

    Good work, the theme not new, but well written (Report) Reply

  • Malini Kadir (6/28/2012 2:15:00 AM)

    how true, .........death....in nightmares can really frighten daylights from you...... (Report) Reply

  • Malini Kadir (6/28/2012 2:15:00 AM)

    how true, .........death....in nightmares can really frighten daylights from you...... (Report) Reply

  • Kaila George (6/27/2012 11:39:00 PM)

    Dont you hate it when Fear stops in your tracks....very true when it comes to this one word...Its a delicate subject and your wrote it beautiful...thanks for the share. (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede (6/26/2012 11:41:00 AM)

    Good narration :))
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  • Shouvik Roy (6/26/2012 10:35:00 AM)

    Wow, wonderful portrayal of an acute emotion..great write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Alafe Ramat (6/26/2012 9:27:00 AM)

    Whao! ...dt's so amazing..lv ow u tel abt d tale...grt work (Report) Reply

  • Pranab K Chakraborty (6/26/2012 2:19:00 AM)

    Fantastic the finishing hit. Smooth the speed to touch its catastrophe. Nice. (Report) Reply

  • Adam Mckim (3/25/2012 10:56:00 PM)

    ah, the nightmares. I've had them just as you described here. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 11, 2013

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