Fear Poems

Poems about Facing Fear

Fear is a part of life. It is part of the range of feelings that humans experience on a daily basis. In our culture, fear has come to be experienced as negative. However, the truth is that fear is a perfectly normal feeling to experience and we would all feel a lot better if we simply allowed ourselves to feel it fully. If we do not we will have somatic symptoms of fear that are much more painful than simply allowing the feeling to be felt.

Poems about Difficult Decisions

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  1. The Genius Of The Crowd

    • By Charles Bukowski
    • Published: September 17, 2020

    There is enough treachery, hatred violence absurdity in the average
    Human being to supply any given army on any given day

    And the best at murder are those who preach against it

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  3. Baby Blues

    Fear Of Children Inheriting Depression And Anxiety

    No words can describe what I feel when I look at you.
    The glory of your smile brings light to this place.
    So simple yet so impossible to understand.
    Every move you make is taken in with grace.

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    This is exactly how I feel. I have always suffered with mental health issues, but when my partner left me last year, I fell to pieces. Even more than a year on, I struggle every day with...

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  4. The Secrets We Hide

    • By Tiffany Franklin
    • Published: February 2008
    Living With Secrets

    We struggle to have meaning
    in this world, which we all know.
    We try, but yet we wonder
    where we all should go.

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    Poetry is life, it gives hope to the hopeless and stimulates courage.

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  6. Mirror

    I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions.
    Whatever I see I swallow immediately
    Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike.
    I am not cruel, only truthful,

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    A mirror never lies. It shows what is what exactly. Just as Plath writes: "I am silver and exact". The truth of our mortality is what we keep on negating and the speaker too finds it hard to...

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  7. O Fear

    Believe In Yourself

    You made me run away
    from those who loved me anyway.
    You pushed me down into the vanity,
    blindfolded me from every reality.

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    Thank you, Eric. Yes, fear usually keeps us away from our desires. It makes us doubt our own ability, and we spend our whole life thinking that we are not good enough, but the moment we...

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  8. Traffic Light

    • By Linda Grantham
    • Published: April 2011
    Mom With Depression

    This traffic light inside my head
    Is always green and never red.
    My thoughts, my dreams, and all my fears,
    They all speed past my listening ears.

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    I wish I could call each of these people whose stories I just read (after reading your poem and story) and say you are making a difference in someone's day whether you get to know it or not!...

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  10. Fear Itself Is Undefined

    • By Bianca Flores
    • Published: October 2009
    What Causes Fear?

    I lie on my bed, soaking my pillow with my tears.
    I try to remember exactly what it is that I fear.
    Is it the passing of time or the love that I lack?
    Is it the mistakes that I've made or the fact that I can't bring the past back?

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    I deal with the same things every day...the depression of my past and the pain that I have lived through with traumatizing moments since I was a young child. Growing up, I've been through a...

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  11. Last Resort

    • By Kellie
    • Published: November 2009
    Poem About Feeling Confusion

    A plethora of predicaments race in my mind at best.
    Which one can I fathom to ponder about next?
    Shall I even think of acting upon what my mind stirs about,
    or cry my soul asleep by this never-ending drought?

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    I grew up watching my dad and mum argue every single night, he bashed her, over and over again. If it hurt me and I was only watching, imagine being her. Attacked with a chair, with a beer...

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  12. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Fear

    My Biggest Fear

    Fear is the strangest thing,
    as it comes from within our heads.
    But that don't stop it tucking us in
    when we're safe within our beds.

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  13. Trusting

    • By Sentinel
    • Published: September 2011
    Poem About Learning To Trust

    Picture

    Trusting someone
    it's like walking with your eyes closed.
    Trusting no one
    is a sure way to lose those you hold close.

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