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.

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  1. 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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  3. Past, Present, Future

    • By Hali
    • Published: February 2016
    Poem About Life With Epilepsy

    My eyes glistening with tears,
    But not yet fallen.
    I'm crying, but they're silent tears.
    I'm crying on the inside so you are unable to see

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    My dad had epilepsy, and i remember waking up in the middle of the night to hear him crying because of his seizures, because he had accidentally hurt one of us. As a kid I was always having...

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  4. 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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  6. Fear Itself Is Undefined

    • By Bianca Flores
    • Published: October 2009
    Poem About Areas Of 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 also struggle every single day with the past, present, and future. I've done years and years of different combinations of meds for depression, but I've had a decade of disappointments of...

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  7. 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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  8. Frozen Memories

    • By Anastasia Schofield
    • Published: December 2013
    Imagine Running Away From Your Worst Nightmare

    There is snow in the air.
    The coldness reaches my heart.
    There is death everywhere.
    My stone heart is tearing apart.

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  10. Cry For Help!

    • By Passion
    • Published: December 2008
    Poem About Abusive Relationship

    I thirst for help before it's too late.
    I stand alone in the darkness as I lay.
    The might of his fist feels like burning coal.
    The power of his kick ordains the soul.

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    I'm 14 and it's in the past, but this reminds me of an abusive parent/person whenever I read this.

  11. Go

    But Why Do I Stay?

    Why do I stay when I want to go?
    Is it because I have hope?
    Or maybe it is because I don't want to be alone.
    ...

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  12. Fear Of Home

    • By Ray
    • Published: December 2013
    Poem About Pretending Everything Is Okay

    you run in fear
    you walk in fear
    you hide in fear
    you show in fear

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    This poem reminded me of how I used to be. My case is not that bad but it was really heavy on me. It took many years to recover.
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  13. The Secrets We Hide

    • By Tiffany Franklin
    • Published: February 2008

    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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