I is for I’m Afraid

I feel like I’m in a car

Speeding for the thrill

But now it’s going faster, faster

And my hands aren’t on the wheel

I’m afraid I’ll crash

After so much indulgence

Spin out and run myself over

Turn my back on what has been built

And leave it all to ruin


This has been quite an experience coming back into writing. I haven’t written this much since 2012 with the exception of the last two years of NaNoWriMo.

This poem captures my fear that I’ll overextend myself and return to not writing. I have to remind myself that this is only for April and afterwards I can find a sustainable pace of writing, posting, and reading what others have written.




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