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Only My Fears

written by: Kara Jackman

@KaraJ1979

 

Don't want anymore problems
Don't want anymore pain.
Just want to keep on living
Just want to be the same.

Why am I still dealing with these issues
I've fought my whole life to overcome?
Every day is more difficult.
The battle will never be won.

The internal scars surface
Taking the shape of anger, anxiety, and tears,
Happiness is elusive,
I have only my fears.

Kara Jackman

Kara Jackman

Kara Jackman is an Archivist at Boston University by day and a freelance writer by night.
Her work has appeared in a number of regional, Massachusetts newspapers, non-profit newsletters, and local sports magazines. Her interests are many and varied thanks to her parents' commitment to artistic immersion. Her four years spent at the College of the Holy Cross did not hurt either. She blogs about music, fitness and self-improvement.
Kara resides in a suburb just outside the city of Boston.
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