It Is

It is not
the surrounding dark
with its things that go bump
that causes fear
to grip my heart.
 
It is not
the cold, tentacle-like
fingers of age and decline
that causes fear
to crease my face.
 
It is not
the truth, universally acknowledged
of the ever-present demise of life
that causes fear
to wrack my brain.
 
It is not
the foregone conclusion
that mankind is coming undone
that causes fear
to prick my consciousness.
 
It is
the knowledge that my success or failure
rests solely on the shoulders
of one who allows fear
to have any place at all. 
 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s