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What the cat left on the doormat

How can I understand fear? A definition? A description? Evidence? Measurement? Reason? I don't understand. I can't Fear is a rush of hormones But I don't understand hormones Fear is my blood. Pulsing my veins But I can't understand pulse. Or veins And I don't know what blood is Yet Fear is the dark. But I only know dark I daren't enter the light. I don't know why I just can't. I really can't Fear is... A shadow in the sky! Now! Right now! Do I hide? Do I run? Neither! The unseen blur behind! I had no chance! I didn't understand why. I couldn't But, at the end, I understood fear And blood (Entry for "the hunt" contest)

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Date: 4/11/2017 6:57:00 PM
wow, this is GREAT character study of an animal!!! I see you won in the contest. BIG belated Congrats.
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Mark Martin
Date: 4/11/2017 11:30:00 PM
Thanks Andrea! I'd forgotten all about this poem - I think it was my first attempt at free verse! :-)
Date: 11/19/2016 5:09:00 AM
Congrats on your win Mark
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Mark Martin
Date: 11/19/2016 9:00:00 AM
Thanks Joseph! :-)
Date: 11/18/2016 3:59:00 AM
Congrats Mark x great write
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Mark Martin
Date: 11/18/2016 11:36:00 AM
Thanks Wendy! :-)
Date: 11/17/2016 11:25:00 PM
great write and warm congrats, mark..huggs
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Mark Martin
Date: 11/18/2016 12:19:00 AM
Thanks Nette! :-)
Date: 11/17/2016 4:47:00 PM
I really enjoyed this, what a great perspective, congrats on a win. Well done.
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Mark Martin
Date: 11/18/2016 12:13:00 AM
Thanks Casarah. Interesting competition. :-)