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Unintentional Fear

June 11, 2014
By Z.V.Oksana PLATINUM, Harrison, Arkansas
Z.V.Oksana PLATINUM, Harrison, Arkansas
22 articles 1 photo 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there's a tomorrow. Maybe for you there's one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through you fingers. So much time you can waste it.
But for some of us there's only today. And the truth is, you never really know.”
― Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

On occasion, my chest will clench with anxiety,
And I'll fearfully wonder why you love me,
Then, you'll embrace me again; I'll accept that you do,
I'll pry open my clammed trust and let it be.
How could I have imagined your gentle soul harming me?
Behind my doubt is my illusion-prone mind.
My love has been wrung out by my previous aches.
I re-entered the world, not knowing what I'd find.
Inside my subconscious, where you do me wrong,
I observe dreams painted with betrayal.
So, tell me I'm silly, dry my tears,
And shun my mind's portrayal.

The author's comments:
This poem is about the 2nd relationship after one major heartbreak. It's always filled with the fear of being hurt again.

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on Jun. 1 2015 at 4:19 pm
ThePoeticJustice PLATINUM, Houston, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Hold fast and keep your head up high for life will pass right by you like a speeding bird if you don't acknowledge it- Charles Moorer III (me)

a story of usery and stress. Understandable lol I like how you made this sorta slim, but I kinda forgot what this was about. good poem tho

on Jul. 4 2014 at 6:31 pm
Kestrel135 PLATINUM, Waterford, Connecticut
43 articles 0 photos 256 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Respect existence or expect resistance"

This was a touching, beautiful poem. It had great rhythm and flowed wonderfully, not to mention the strong message it portrayed. Well done!

on Jun. 13 2014 at 5:32 pm
Luv4Ever SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 199 comments

Favorite Quote:
A miracle is just another name for hard work
-Minho in "To The Beautiful You"

Omg I luv the rhyme of the last to lines! An amazing piece^^

on Jun. 13 2014 at 5:12 pm
WinterRose76 SILVER, Ok., Florida
6 articles 6 photos 183 comments

Favorite Quote:
Arise and be all that you dream - Flyleaf

I love this poem! It's super relatable and beautifully written! 5/5