Tagged: fear

perhaps eighty-nine

perhaps eighty-nine
percent of the decisions
we make based on fear

are poor ones – knowing this and
still doing it is human
.
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with great joy comes great

with great joy comes great
fear – permission to aim high,
risk being shot down
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: aim

this moment in time

this moment in time
is a tried-and-true recipe –
to a heaping spoon

of have-nots, stir in a warm cup
of fear, add a pinch of dogma
.
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don’t stack feelings, one

there are moments when

there are moments when
i feel sick thinking about
it – what to do, what

to say, where to put my feet,
my hands, opened or closed, my heart
.
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when you love someone

when you love someone
the way i love you, fear comes and
goes, body resists

any new adjustments, afraid
of becoming comfortable
.
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perhaps fear has long

relief trades playing

relief trades playing
cards with pain, sometimes also
with fear, there are no

winners, nor losers in the
end, only ephemeral fools
.
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perhaps love goes hand

perhaps love goes hand
in hand with fear – i would love
to take another

bite, but laces and zippers
and new commitments, to boot
.
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in the shadows, we