Pondering Fear


You are evil.

You restrain.

You bind.

You hold hostage.

You prevent relationship.

You choke out life.

You de-value.

You isolate.

You devastate.

You destroy.

You hinder.

You enslave.

You entrap.

You unsettle.

You disturb.

You overtake.

You overwhelm.

You steal creativity.

You threaten.

You stalk.

You intimidate.

You undermine.

~ Laurie Pontious-Andrews


About unabashedhope

The name Unabashed Hope comes from my favorite poem by Emily Dickinson. Unabashed means not embarrassed, disconcerted or ashamed. I believe Emily's poem, Hope is the Thing with Feathers, says it best: Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I've heard it in the chilliest land And on the strangest sea; Yet, never, in extremity, It asked a crumb of me.

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