Jeremy Willson

Gold Star - 5,929 Points (10/12/98 / Brandon, FL)

I'm Afraid Of What I Feel - Poem by Jeremy Willson

I've hidden my deepest feelings so far down
Somewhere in the dark where I can no longer find them
Like an anchor dragging me to a trench
Where monsters starving for attention rejoice
I need something, something to cover the truth
If I can't stop them from eating away at the pieces of me
That make me who I am...
Then what's left will be a gash in the sea
And a monster full on fear

Topic(s) of this poem: emotions, fear, fear of self, loneliness, scared

Form: Free Verse

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 12, 2018

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