Fear is a Prison (Poem 2019 – 10)

fear is a prison
a hostage taker
a dream breaker
heavy chains shackle ambition
to hard stone floors

break free

with dreams held hostage
the sky wide open
and out of reach
strangled desire
bound by inertia

break free from the chains that bind
look to the sky and send your dreams soaring

fear is a prison . . .
. . . but you have the key

copyright © 2019 Karen Horsley

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Hi, I'm Karen, creator of blueskydays365.com which is home to my poetry, art and general ramblings. I am the author two collections of poetry, 'Kaleidoscopic Beauty' & 'I am the Stars in the Sky', and the children's book 'All That Glitters' (not yet published). I also enjoy running.

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