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Anticipation of Fear of Melting Life Lines

There is walking around with fear –
Logical fear where odds tell you
there are things to be done
to your psyche, to your flow.

You aren’t conscious, mostly,
but you rely on a smooth,
comfortable sense of self.
It is the one strand holding
up the netting of your goodness.

The ones you love most
will melt with greatest
velocity that last strand
with flame-
throwers.

And you will wish you didn’t
take them seriously, wish
you didn’t consider
them real,
but you have no shield,
no sense of well-being.

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  1. #1 by abichica on May 30, 2012 - 10:14 am

    wooww!! awesome!! 🙂

    • #2 by Carl on June 1, 2012 - 10:15 pm

      Thank you for your comment! I appreciate it!

  2. #3 by Edward Coleman on May 30, 2012 - 5:59 pm

    This one, especially, speaks to me.

    • #4 by Carl on June 1, 2012 - 10:16 pm

      Thank you for your comment. I feel lucky if someone can identify, very lucky.

  3. #5 by Carl D'Agostino on May 30, 2012 - 6:29 pm

    “Logical fear ” I think there certainly is such a thing. The rub is how to tell the difference between the illogical ones.

    • #6 by Carl on June 1, 2012 - 10:17 pm

      Yes – It might feel healthy to have NO FEAR, but it’s quite dangerous.

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