Fear Is the First Cause of Hesitation

Music: Erbarm mich dich, O Herre Gott.
By Heinrich Bach. Sequenced by David Cooke.

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Nicholas Gordon

Fear is the first cause of hesitation.
Actions are irrevocable; dreams fade.
There are, of course, good reasons, like a scrim
Hung across the darkness. Behind, within,
Each scene unseen directs the one that's played,
Rich stew of fear, desire, expectation.

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