Scared Finally

Fearless, screaming out,
“You’ve taken everyone from me!
What could frighten me now?”
Laughing at my boldness,
You answered with two children.
Never felt so much happiness
mixed with the terror of loss. 

@ donetta sifford 

Written for: Trifecta


15 responses

  1. Thank you. I feel like losing my immediate family was rock bottom, but then I had two beautiful daughters to fill my heart with love.

  2. Thank you for stopping by. 🙂

  3. Too powerful – I feel as if I'd like to give you a hug Donetta.

  4. Happiness and anxiety, surprises and shocks… got it spot on.

  5. There is nothing quite like the fear you kids inspire!

  6. The children bring out so many fears in us. Thanks for linking up! Be sure to come back and vote for your favorites.

  7. Yes, the most frightening thing of all. To have someone(s) you love so entirely, and having the fear of losing them.

  8. This is excellent.

  9. Wow! This hits you right between the eyes. Uplifting and tragic. Well done.

  10. Something happening to our children is a big fear. So scary to love someone that much 🙂

  11. This is beautiful and intense. Great job with the prompt Donetta!

  12. Such powerful words!

  13. This is powerful. Welldone

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