Fear

Fear

is a vulture
that hangs on the heart
of the bravest soul

Waiting to sink

long greedy talons
into blood red flesh
and render it

Lifeless.


(Previously published in Transcendant Visions, Fall '99)

by Laurence Overmire

Comments (1)

fear is the most primal emotion and you are right we all confront it and get caught in its grip.short crisp writing