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anxiety

By , Seattle, WA

Pulse quickens
Hands tremble
Eyes ablaze
Hope they won’t see
The massive tsunami sized wave of panic
Washing over me.

Pretty small girl in the corner
In the left
Her bones hug her and her thoughts fight her
What do they think when that’s what they see?

don’t want to be afraid
don’t want to cry
don’t want to submit to my brain
it’s gone awry

But the anxiety thickens its grasp on me
Like a scratchy blanket
Promising warmth only delivering
A suffocating heat

I think of sunsets and sunrises
And times where my heart didn’t beat so fast
And my lip didn’t quiver
And my voice didn’t crack
when all i did was speak.






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pineappler03 said...
Aug. 15, 2016 at 11:35 pm
This is hard to describe the feeling of anxiety, but you put the words together so perfectly that someone who's never experienced axniety can know what it's like. Amazing job :).
 
Teagan74This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 15, 2016 at 10:31 pm
This is amazing. You have real talent.
 
Jk123This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 15, 2016 at 2:17 pm
This is really good!!
 
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