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FEAR

A.W. Nutter

I feared the shadows
Beasts hidden, no desire to be seen
I feared the shadows
Where they make you feel unclean

I feared the darkness
Demons prowl under the cover of night
I feared the darkness
They attack during the absence of light

I feared being alone
As the nightmares begin to invade
I feared being alone
Reliving your nightly escapades

I feared my home
Curled up crying on the closet floor
I feared my home
The real monster, sleeping next door

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  1. Date: 4/28/2011 2:48:00 AM
    Well constructed piece, with a hard-hitting ending.

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 8:39:00 AM
    What a great way you portayed a child's fear with this one, Anthony. How sad who the real monsters in our society turn out to be!

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 4:38:00 PM
    thanx for ur comment on my poem ..love faith joy...i really like this poem..as u already know u have a great talent...i like ur use of words..they are very expressive

  1. Date: 8/29/2010 2:19:00 PM
    love it please read some of my poems we share a few similarities

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 2:53:00 AM
    I sure felt the fear in this one, Anthony! It sure is scary how fear is just within close range... another write of yours that gripped me--- nikko :)

  1. Date: 8/3/2010 5:12:00 AM
    Fear, something that cross all of our paths one way or another.. Powerful write.. Wilma, thnk you for your comments as well

  1. Date: 8/2/2010 11:21:00 PM
    so many fears that turn up in ears, is this fear from thought, memory or reality or all, past present, future...so many things to fear. don't know whats worse, knowing or not, great poem

  1. Date: 8/2/2010 9:20:00 PM
    Excellent work! I can see that I will have to be reading more of your work, as you have caught me by the suspense of this one. Keep it up! Dan C

  1. Date: 7/31/2010 3:24:00 PM
    Hi Anthony. Shades of Lovecraft in the few poetics I've from you. This leaves me wondering if the fear is a past experience or a past experience returned, Good write Anthony. tom

  1. Date: 7/29/2010 12:43:00 AM
    Excellent quatrains,with the kyrielle theme woven through each Anthony.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 7/26/2010 3:37:00 PM
    Wow!!! Powerful writing, Anthony. Lainie

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 9:37:00 AM
    Lovely write for children. I love the flow and th pattern of the rhymes.

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 8:53:00 AM
    Oh! The horror that some have to go through...Great write reminding us to be alert for symptoms of homes where this might exsist and report any suspisions of child abuse...Great work..Sara

  1. Date: 7/23/2010 5:24:00 PM
    Nice expressions on fear with APT IMAGES.