Payal Parande

Rookie - 78 Points (8-7-1994)

AFRAID


I am afraid, afraid that I'll disappear
Afraid that no one will hear me
Hear me when I am screaming, screaming for help
I am afraid I'll won't be able to shout
Afraid, no one will come
Come When someone will rip my heart out

I am afraid, afraid I am trapped
Trapped inside a cell
I am banging hard, banging hard on the wall
One thing on my mind I have to fight
I have to yell it all out
i Know.., know no one would hear me
But my mind won't let me stop

I am afraid, afraid I'll hate
Hate everything I have
Afraid there will be no love
No love for me
Even though If there is some
I am afraid, afraid I won't be
Able to see

I am trembling, trembling fast
But there is no place to fall
Place to Fall Down
How am I suppose to
Embrace, embrace this life of
Circus
And be it’s lonely clown.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Edited: Monday, May 13, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

the poem was different before but now i have made some changes..i should be saying thanks to only one person who told me to improve it and i do hope its better now...so thank you ViPiNS PUTHOORAN sir...i really needed it..he is a great poet please do read his poems you won't regret it..

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  • Freshman - 1,369 Points Patricia Grantham (7/13/2013 12:48:00 PM)

    Everyone at one time has had an intense fear of something. We just have
    to realize that in order to overcome it we have to more or less go through
    it. Fear can hinder us in being the kind of person that we want to be in life.
    There is a light at the end of every tunnel. Please read my poem Top of
    the Mountain. Enjoyed this very inspiring write. Nice details. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,369 Points Payal Lalwani (6/13/2013 11:02:00 AM)

    Wonderful! Raw fear could be felt.That, s literature -it connects, gives a common platform for similar experiences.Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Farah Ilyas (4/28/2013 12:18:00 PM)

    Agree one day will come when nobody iz there for our rescue, to hear our yelling & craving....one of masterpiece of your pieces of poetry...gradually captures the state of reader's mind, , , , fabulous, indeed a fabulous poem, , , waiting for your further poems, really (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,790 Points * Sunprincess * (1/27/2013 8:48:00 PM)

    dear payal, this is an excellent write.. I feel for the people in this situation
    of being helpless and no one comes to their rescue.. if only they could
    shout out what they needed or speak out against injustices..and if only
    the person who hears, knew exactly what to do to help..a fabulous poem! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,360 Points Neela Nath (12/9/2012 7:41:00 AM)

    A sense of nothingness works within us.You have caught the mental state nicely. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Onyeme John (10/23/2012 2:44:00 PM)

    I'm afraid, afraid to read
    To read this poem I see
    Cos I'm scared to know
    That you've been imprisoned so
    All alone, shouting for help
    But no one heard, no one knew
    I won't believe it's true...
    Hahaha..nice poem Payal (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 674 Points Dave Walker (8/18/2012 4:27:00 PM)

    A very powerful poem, we all must be afraid at some point
    in our lives, it makes us think of our actions and other peoples
    actions, to never be afraid would make us not have proper
    feelings. A really fantastic poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 864 Points Sallam Yassin (8/17/2012 6:59:00 AM)

    may god save ur pure heart and talent, Parande bless u god; pls write with that sensitivty N love
    with my honour. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 737 Points Thomas A Robinson (8/7/2012 6:21:00 PM)

    the tremble of our youth
    and all of it's alloted fears
    will be replaced like a wisdom tooth
    in life's golden years (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 737 Points Lynn Stillman (8/1/2012 5:03:00 PM)

    Dear Payal, I have had this very fear myself but you described it in a way I never could. Thank you for this and for
    making me realize that I am not alone in feeling this fear.This is another great write! I truly admire your talent.

    Hugs and Love,
    Lynn Stillman (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Rajendran Muthiah (7/8/2012 8:21:00 AM)

    The clowns in dramas, films and in real life make others laugh but weep within. You have put yourself in the place of a lonely clown. When somebody rips your heart, you scream for help not saying the reason. So no one come to heal your wound or hear your cries. Repetition of words, phrases... make your lines musical. For chorus singing, your lines are apt and give the wonderful magic of mesmerising effect. (Report) Reply

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