musings of a hopefilled soul

Risk

To laugh is to risk appearing the fool,

To weep is to risk appearing sentimental,

To reach out for another is to risk involvement,

To expose feeling is to risk exposing your true self,

To place your ideas, your dreams before a crowd, is to risk loss,

To love is to risk not being loved in return,

To live is to risk dying,

To hope is to risk despair,

To try is to risk failure,

But risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing,

You may avoid suffering and sorrow, but  you simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow, love…live,

Chained by your certitude, you are a slave, you have forfeited freedom,

Only a person who risks is free!!

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