Posts tagged ‘Anxiety’

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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March 7, 2017

I Whisper to the Ground

by Stephen Fuller

My son on my shoulders, I walk
Through the crowd at the carnival
I lift him wishing he could lift me
So we could ascend under Mary’s umbrella

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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!