Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 194,030 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

Fear - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Fear is the thorn that protects the rose
The moat keeping knights from the castle
The darkness at noon
Failure before commencement
Fear is that illusion
That worry
That dread without substance
A hollow, echoing gremlin
The devils delight

Topic(s) of this poem: emotion, fear, hope, life, love, memory, nature, philosophical , truth


Comments about Fear by Kelly Kurt

  • Kelly Kurt (3/14/2016 12:55:00 AM)


    Thanks, Mike. The only thing we have to fear.... (Report) Reply

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  • Mike Smith (3/13/2016 10:00:00 PM)


    A different ring to it than most that I've read by you. It works very well all the same. Your metaphors being vivid images which truly do embody the poems title. Another good one (Report) Reply

  • (7/20/2015 3:43:00 AM)


    'The devils delight '

    For sure! And he revels in it, unfortunately, at man's expense. Love the poem, thanks.
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    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (7/28/2015 10:50:00 AM)

    Thank you, Walterean

  • Ayman Parray (5/12/2015 2:50:00 AM)


    Thanks for sharing I really enjoyed, please ignore my previous pathetic attempt at poetry-the previous comment lol (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (5/12/2015 12:16:00 PM)

    Thanks, Ayman.

  • Ayman Parray (5/12/2015 2:48:00 AM)


    Fear makes you do things you don't want to do
    And so sometimes fear is good for you
    Like climb a wall quickly when dogs are chasing you
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2015


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