Posts Tagged ‘ alone ’

Fear

Fear

Fear Of the unknown The untrodden path The unscaled heights The unexplored depths. … Fear Of failure Shame Depravity Discomfort. … Fear Of loneliness Sickness Disability Death. … Fear Of people Natural calamities Apocalypses God. … Fear Of being let down Forgotten Shortchanged Taken for granted. … Fear Of the known The challenges The...
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More in sickness than in health

Mom & Dad

As I lie in bed coughing, battling body ache, and trying to kill that monster playing ping-pong in my head with Advil, I think of mom and dad.Twenty years ago, I’d be smothered with care and affection. Soup, fruit, hot meals, sponge baths, loving fingers caressing my messy hair … needs met before I...
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