Fear

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Fear

makes him

hold his husk,

retain the rind of

who he’s always been.

But unless he sheds this shell,

this shroud, how will he walk away

from his tomb?

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If You Chose

If you chose, you could dwell in midnight shade,

Covered in shadows, a shroud of despair;

The darkness would hide, your infirmities fade,

If you chose the safety of blackened lair.

But here in the sunshine, your beauty blooms,

Radiance spills from your vulnerable stance;

Reflecting Creator, created resumes,

Tripping the light fantastic in dance.