Run From Fear

October 9, 2010
By Anonymous

Yellow.dashed.line after,


I shiver a shiver,
It creeps up my spine,
It slithers down my throat,
And blurs with the lines.

Line, Line,
Thump, Thump.

Inside a sickening,
Pacman maze,
Cemented to the road,
My throat ablaze.


Line, Line.
Thump, Thump.

Behind my eyes,
My memory tries,
To drown me in pain,
And skin me alive.

Line, Line. Line,
Thump, Thump, Thump, Thump.

Heart; pound...pound..
A brick of pulsing, stabbing, pain,
Gnarled, and nibbled,
Loved away.

The wind your breath,
Tickling my ear,
Your voice the trees' whispers,
Tantalizing fear.

Line, Line, Line.
Thump Thump Thump Thump.
Heart; pound..pound..pound..

Your tree branches reach down,
They stroke my hair,
The wind blasts discomfort,
There's not enough air.

Behind my eyes,
Your face appears.
My retinas on fire,
Acidic Tears.


I cannot run forever,
You're the sign at the dead end,
You have pushed me forward,
And my fear cannot defend.

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This article has 8 comments.

on Oct. 20 2010 at 2:40 pm
Aerolin PLATINUM, Raleigh, North Carolina
34 articles 19 photos 133 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Fear is only in the mind"

i loved how you used the words to make the lines dashed, it's really creative and interesting!

gaby23 SILVER said...
on Oct. 19 2010 at 10:41 pm
gaby23 SILVER, Larkspur, California
7 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."
~Christopher Columbus

your poem was exceptionally unique!

would you mind taking a look at my work?

on Oct. 19 2010 at 7:36 pm
illneverforget SILVER, Bishop, California
5 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened"

I really love this. You're a really good writer.

on Oct. 19 2010 at 5:52 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"

Wow, I loved this!

I actually felt as if I were *in* the poem.

What more can I say, I haven't the words at this time.

Maybe later.

As someone I have commented with would say,

Do your dance.

on Oct. 19 2010 at 11:06 am
Lilacs_Smell_Wonnerful PLATINUM, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
40 articles 2 photos 86 comments

Favorite Quote:
When life gives you lemons make grape juice. Then sit back and watch everyone look at you in amazement. :)

I really liked it! Good job!


inspir3d GOLD said...
on Oct. 19 2010 at 9:23 am
inspir3d GOLD, Norcross, Georgia
11 articles 2 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
We're all just looking for attention, to be discovered overnight. We're all frustrated by the popular ones that claim the limelight before they fall to pieces. So many of us are stuck under the radar--what makes me different? You decide!

creepy but great. the uneven rhythem really draws you in!!

on Oct. 18 2010 at 7:00 pm
alihadley14 GOLD, Glasford, Illinois
19 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Truth is, everyone's going to hurt you, you just have to find the ones worth suffering for." -Bob Marley
"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet." -Plato

im glad you liked it :)

nygal252 said...
on Oct. 18 2010 at 5:05 pm
wow... thats so true thats esacly how i feel


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