Conventional wisdom suggests that naming your fears will help you to conquer them. While I have few remaining vestiges of the mental health trauma I experienced after the accident, I have discovered that I have developed a fear of enclosed spaces. Specifically – I have a fear of long underwater tunnels. I discovered this fear, quite unexpectedly, as Hubs and I were driving into Manhattan. So when the haiku horizons prompt this week was “fear”, it was the first thing I thought of. I don’t know if naming it will help, but here goes:
Crushing weight…dark thoughts…can’t breathe
First panic attack?
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