Anxiety What

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  • pocketofdreams6
  • If I speak in the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a tinkling symbol. And if I have prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And if I dole out all my goods, and if I deliver my body that I may boast but have not love, nothing I am profited. Love is long suffering, love is kind, it is not jealous, love does not boast, it is not inflated. It is not discourt

Anxiety What

Breathe in and out
Listen to your heartbeat slow down, Anxiety
Butcher me
Into the slices of separating minds
Gravity does not exist
To the impossible thoughts that drift
Away and away
Where am I? Who am I?
Third eye navigation
What if the blue in my eyes
Were two worlds with the population
No microscope can fathom

Hello! Hello! He says
Oh yes what were we talking about? Anxiety?
No he says, what’s your name?
My name? My name? My name?
I’m lost, my mind has got the best of me
My name is canker sore
I come from the land of digital blue
Who are you I say
I have to go, he says
Escape artist, fugitive of thought

You became
What you were supposed to become
Parental ingredients
Mixed with your personal desires
You learned from the movies
Nonsense, line for line
Like a programmed computer
You speak the voice you wanted
You’re living the dream
Until the day you find out the dream doesn’t end

Hello! Hello! He says
Anxiety has got the best of me
Because I don’t understand
But I want them to understand
People are different, they are divine
But they try so hard to fit in
And they laugh at things they don’t understand
One track minds, they release singles
Hello? Hello?
What is happening, Anxiety

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AmadeusEx commented on Anxiety What

04-25-2010

nice to see you bending to a form...less chaotic, thought i wanted that, but in retrospect, youre best when youre coloring outside of the lines...not that i didnt enjoy reading it

Dano commented on Anxiety What

04-23-2010

i have strong feelings of anxiety often... the descriptions here are spot on... nicely done

FindingJune commented on Anxiety What

04-23-2010

"Escape artist, fugitive of thought". Very nice line. You are right, this is a bit our of character for you. But you do it well.

Poetry is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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