“I’m not afraid of anything.”
If you say this
people won’t believe you.
They will challenge your statement
and gives numerous examples
from your past
you actually are.
that your statement isn’t true
and only a way
to lie to yourself.
“It’s a defense mechanism.”
“It’s okay to be afraid, because fear keeps you alive.”
These people are nuts
and they will insinuate
you are crazy.
Not to be self-conscious
not to care about the impression you make.
Not to be afraid
you don’t care.
People won’t be able to relate to you.
It is actually, they
who are afraid of you.
When you realize this, it’s obvious
and then, it’s easier to relax.
Of course, you’re going to have awkward conversations.
Uncomfortable things will be said, like
“Nice weather, isn’t it.”
Talk with an intimidating person
and you will notice his judgements
and dismissive expressions.
Then, he will make an excuse to get away from you
which might leave you
as if your hard work
was for nothing.
somebody else who he knows
because he doesn’t like to be uncomfortable.
Now, take a dangerous activity
or motorcycle riding
and the same person will say, “It’s not worth the risk.”
“I don’t want to put my life on the line.”
They are wet clothes
to dry out.
If there’s something that you want to do
don’t put it off…
Otherwise, you will be wrinkled
like a pile of wet laundry.
a wet circle.
in the warm sunlight.