Monday, January 21, 2008
fear: what is it?
Sam, do we know what is fear?
Gut gripping grind & grrrr, visceral
warning & anticipation; doubt doubling
2nd & 3rd thoughts thinking, great gaping
yawns of apprehension, sweat and anxiety,
surround-sound all pervasive permeate
panoramic panic. Sense of discrepancy,
incontinuity, incapacity, threat of exposure.
Ruin. Fear un-encouraged failure.
too much fear = despair;
too little fear = mania.
From the Indo European root, per :
"moving through", "passing through":
Ex: from the thruness.
See "peril" and "pirate."
All in the fear family.
A passing thru
Definitely a factor in my performance.
Would I want to be free at last?
Purged of pity & fear:
a catharsis devoutly
to be desired?
Me: behind bars, my
studies & readership
programs: to die for.
I'm afraid right now.