Archive for the ‘Fear’ Category

1980s NYC Subway 2

Well-meaning people glibly espousing:

“Now is not the time for fear! We must live, freely!”

They may be right, or, conversely

mistaken, as, *all* times

are appropriate for fear;

then and now, tomorrow too,

properly used,

it’s what gets us through each day.


(To be continued…)








De Quarantäne 2

Fear of missing out?

After this? Never again!

Let me off the ride.


(To be continued…)








Black Hole

Panic and disease,

this, “the normal” they sneer.

Fear, chaos; progress?


(To be continued…)








Despair_ Devushka. Alone in Rain. Sea (or Flood)

They fill your head with panic, misinformation,


they’ve got you where they want you:


Afraid and desperate, many will do,

exactly what *they* want them to … …

(Is this the end of the world as we know it?)

… Meanwhile another storm batters,

howling winds, pouring rain:

tomorrow floods and more destruction,

ushering in,

they’re welcoming,

martial law.


(To be continued…)