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Corinne
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0 posted 10-29-1999 11:07 AM       View Profile for Corinne   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Corinne

FEAR

You asked me what I fear most?
Hopefully this post will at least come close.

Algophobia- Fear of pain
- - Why most certainly!
Androphobia- Fear of men
- - happens naturally!
Bolshephobia- Fear of Bolsheviks
- - Thought this was harilous
Bogyphobia- Fear of the boogeyman
- - A most resounding YES!

Cheimaphobia - Fear of cold
- - It makes me fear getting ill
Dementophobia- Fear of insanity
- - Crazy after all these years, still!

Eremophobia- Fear of of loneliness
- -Well, maybe just a smidge
Francophobia- Fear of France - - I have yet to cross that bridge

Genophobia- Fear of sex - -Um, well, not that Iím aware
Kymophobia- Fear of waves - - Yes and no, please take me there!
Leprophobia - Fear of leprosy - - Yep, I was raised Catholic you see.
Megalophobia- Fear of large things - - Hmmm, it depends, I could be!

Metrophobia- Fear or hatred of poetry - - Now who could hate that?
Paraskavedekatriaphobia- Fear of Friday the 13th - - I do avoid black cats
Peniaphobia- Fear of poverty - - I would be crazy not to be
Satanophobia- Fear of Satan? Naw, heís got nothing on me!

Thanatophobia - Fear of death or dying - - Never gave it much thought
Walloonphobia- Fear of the Walloon - - Donít know the goons, I fear them NOT!
Xanthophobia- Fear of the color yellow - - It never was my favorite color
Zemmiphobia- Fear of the great mole rat - - Bet you donuts to the dollar!
(c) 1999 CM Bailey
© Copyright 1999 Corinne - All Rights Reserved
Watcher666
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1 posted 10-29-1999 12:09 PM       View Profile for Watcher666   Email Watcher666   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Watcher666's Home Page   View IP for Watcher666

Cute! Enjoyed this much!

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Illusion...what we see and what we do...it's all up to you.
Corinne
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2 posted 10-29-1999 03:43 PM       View Profile for Corinne   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Corinne

Thanks, Watcher, was tasked with writing a poem about fear and I felt that an absurd approach might be more fun.
sheebah
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3 posted 10-30-1999 10:05 PM       View Profile for sheebah   Email sheebah   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for sheebah

A learning experience and not an easy topic: I enjoyed this...playing with words is always a bit of fun!


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Denise
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4 posted 10-30-1999 10:18 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

Great job you did on this Corinne! Loved it!

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Denise

caroline
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5 posted 10-30-1999 10:29 PM       View Profile for caroline   Email caroline   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for caroline

Corrine this was terrific! I enjoyed it a lot...love the vocabulary lesson!! Great job.

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"Tread softly, for I have spread my dreams under your feet"~~William Butler Yeats

hoot_owl_rn
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6 posted 10-31-1999 09:07 AM       View Profile for hoot_owl_rn   Email hoot_owl_rn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit hoot_owl_rn's Home Page   View IP for hoot_owl_rn

Hey, where did you find all that stuff?? This was cute

Your little ditty on our fears
Taught me things on here
I find that I, above all else,
Am quite afraid of fear

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This is courage...to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends. ~Eurpides
 
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