What Anxiety Is Like

August 27, 2018
By KoalaSparkles29 BRONZE, Lemont, Illinois
KoalaSparkles29 BRONZE, Lemont, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss


Breathe in...breathe out...
I am a victim of anxiety.
Breathe in, breathe out...
Anxiety is like a monster in a child's nightmare, always running faster. Always catching up.
Always there.
Breathe in, breathe out...
Your mind starts to race. Your thoughts turn into voices, wearing down your soul and mind.
You're not good enough, you'll never be good enough.
Breathe in, breathe out...
You won't survive in this world.
Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in..
Everyone hates you.
Voices echo in your head, repeating over and over...
Over and over.
Over and over.
Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breathe out.
Dizziness washes over you, it's hard to breathe. Everything seems like a blur, nothing is ever good enough. No one is happy, it's not okay—
Breathe in, breathe out...
You're not okay.
Anxiety can never leave. It will always be there, so I have to face it head-on every day.
However, anxiety is useful.
It will always be there.
But..it can get better. It will get better.
Breathe in.....breathe out.


The author's comments:

This piece is my first chapter in my book #INSPIRE on Wattpad. It describes my anxiety, and how I live with it every day. It can get better, you just need to keep fighting. Stay strong!


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on Nov. 7 at 2:35 pm
emiliajurgutis, Lemont, Illinois
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The simile "Anxiety is like a monster in a child's nightmare, always running faster." really helped me imagine this poem more.
nice job :)

hiba BRONZE said...
on Nov. 7 at 2:34 pm
hiba BRONZE, Woodridge, Illinois
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Very powerful!!

Katie2004 said...
on Nov. 7 at 2:34 pm
Katie2004, Lemont, Illinois
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This is very good! Keep up the good work, and keep up what you love. So deep and very nicely written.

on Nov. 7 at 2:33 pm
bellan18 BRONZE, Woodridge, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Being successful takes dedication, a passion, and a little bit of talent.

Inspiring!! Keep up the good work!

on Nov. 7 at 2:33 pm
bellan18 BRONZE, Woodridge, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Being successful takes dedication, a passion, and a little bit of talent.

Inspiring!! Keep up the good work!

AnM123 said...
on Nov. 7 at 2:32 pm
AnM123, Lemont, Illinois
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Thats amazing! Its so deep and inciteful


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