Posts tagged ‘Anxiety’

September 20, 2021

A Couple Of When You’re Not Getting Off On A Chill Pill Limericks

by Joel Kravitz

chill out
I get my inspiration for limericks from many things (other than politics.) Goofy things that goofy friends say and, of course, social media are good sources for jokes and punchlines. I saw this meme on Facebook and knew as soon as I saw it, it was a limerick or two waiting to happen.

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May 6, 2020

A “Pandemic Anxiety – Don’t Eat Your Heart Out, Just Eat” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

stuffing my face 2

Staying home is the right thing to do. But it is not easy. You have a lot of time to think about our uncertain future and that leads to anxiety. And it is boring. But when there is nothing to do, there is always something you can do…..

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May 14, 2018

A Mother’s Dreams

by Stephen

Your dreams do not predict the future,
Be relieved they process the past
So you can function this morning.
Your fear still burns
The sweet blood in your veins,
It contaminates your heart.

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February 6, 2018


by braveandrecklessblog

the ice jam of words

long lodged in the back of my throat

has begun to melt

syllable by delicious syllable

that tickle going down

roil in my gut

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December 17, 2017

I am never gonna change

by dharkanein

You and me

Once love flock

Now the time changed

We are together

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September 8, 2017

Am I Already Gone?

by braveandrecklessblog

in my deepest dark corners

worry chews at my belly

I fear that I have already

given in

to complacency

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August 24, 2017

My Friend and Her Anxiety

by Renwick Berchild

Over and over on a Ferris wheel, she will not come down,
have her meal, will not admit that she is afraid
that the contraption revolving around her heart may one day die.

She’d rather sit there, all hours, observe the heights
and the tops of towers, reach her fingertips up as she drops
to brush the illusions, feel the felt and wool of a god’s eyelash
she dreamt of the night before.

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August 9, 2017


by Alanna

snake-2082037_1920The opposite of courage

The backside of love & creativity

Its tendrils approach from behind

Silently wrapping themselves around your neck

Until you are paralyzed

Suffocating in its sticky web

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June 29, 2017


by dokurtybitz


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June 17, 2017

The tunnnel

by Harry

She entered a tunnel

dark and straight

the light at the end

was a long way  off

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March 22, 2017

Seeking Balance

by braveandrecklessblog

Could not walk

Toe to heel

Balance lost

Not found

Lost her footing

And a little of her


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August 14, 2014

Battling through the storm

by Michelle Sherlock

photo of dark skies with sunlight breaking through over green field with a distant housing estate

Nerves clang

Pulling tight




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April 1, 2014

Eraser Crumbs

by sc0pic

Poetry Challenge: Free verse

Eraser crumbs
Like shaven stubble
Swept up to the edge
Piling high
As the mercury rises

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January 26, 2014


by Apurva

Nervous sweat, limbs like

Jelly, explosion, ecstasy,

Useless, anxiety!

© Apurva

July 27, 2012

The Other Side of Me

by Worldly Winds
Punch and Judy's Carribean Vacation

Punch and Judy’s Carribean Vacation (Photo credit: _william)

Do you know,

the other side of me?

Where the grass is greener,

and the soul is darker.

Do you know only,

my second face?

Not like the rest,

the one I keep for best.

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June 12, 2012

The Weary Fighter

by berryflavoreddreams

The days end so quickly,

But the night end so slowly,

Never have I thought that it would cut through me…

This borderline anxiety.

And yet, the candle still shines.

Hope strikes me through the lines.

Difficult and such a train-wreck life can be…

But nothing can surpass the innate spirit in me!