I don’t reblog other people’s work as a rule but this hit me right in the feels!! I loved it. The last line – that’s everything.
We are all afraid of something. It doesn’t matter how young you are, or how old, everyone is afraid of something.
And, sometimes, the fears we have are common. Or, at the very least, have common roots.
A lot of people fear those. They fear them because they fear what’s out there. What they don’t know:
That’s the root.
It’s a common fear.
One that comes to light all the time. One that gets shoved into our faces all the time, whether we realize it or not. Because there are a lot of things that are unknowns.
That’s why they were afraid of him.
Why I was afraid of him.
I didn’t know how to respond. How to react. He was an unknown. A giant question mark sitting in my classroom.
It didn’t occur to me until later, but:
We were question marks…
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