Fear of Safety

I tremble in fear as I walk in,

Yet this is the only place I feel safe.

I force myself to act normal,

Not afraid, not happy, not sad.

For me, normal is angry.

Only one person knows me.

She's one I would otherwise beat up.

I feel safe,

Yet I still want to burst into a run,

As I walk though the small room.

Two beasts hiss at me,

I hiss back and they run.

Just a little farther,

I pick up my pace and turn the knob,

Then…