chantelle ribeiro

Rookie (1970/10/07 / South Africa - Johannesburg)

My Fear - Poem by chantelle ribeiro

This fear
It eats away my strength
It makes me a thing
going through the motions of life numbed
Afraid of my own shadow
I fear losing you
losing them
losing my mind
Around every corner
I cautiously tread tiptoeing
Mind never resting
sleep only a memory
Frightened of being left behind with guilt
with knowing I did not do enough
I close my eyes each night worried I pray
I talk to God
sometimes not knowing what to say
But in my mind
Lies my inner child
A child that believes in miracles
In goodness of souls
In love
And the hope that He is listening
Imagining His awesome arms
like the wings of His angels
enfolding me

Comments about My Fear by chantelle ribeiro

  • (9/19/2011 4:20:00 PM)

    hope and faith which leads man. nice poem. sam (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 19, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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