Stella Sisanda Qishi

Rookie - 74 Points (12-05-1986 / East London)

Ill At Ease - Poem by Stella Sisanda Qishi

I'm terrified of growing up
I fear the endless pains,
The eternal struggles, the prolonged responsibilities
With fortune keeping its doistance
And fame coming in countable measures
I forsee an episode in my life
Kicking myself in the corner,
Wincing at my embarrassing failures soaring
To unreachable heights
Drowning my aspirations down an abyss
A fear becoming the man on the street
Tellling people which route to take
And go te other way
I fear failing the tasks bestowed on me by old age

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  • Barry A. Lanier (3/9/2009 6:22:00 AM)

    Reminding me of my greaest fear 'Growing Young Again', , , , , , (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 9, 2009

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