A Chapter by mads

what does anxiety feel like?


today i have a million things to do
i have to fold the clean laundry
i have to finish my homework
i have to leave and replace my groceries
what was once the ripe fresh fruits of my thoughts
is now rotten and festering
forgotten in produce drawers
left to manifest as anxieties
the dread of confronting moldy produce
is all-consuming in my thoughts
i have to take out the garbage
after i purge the remnants of decay
do i have any old expired cans
in my pantry that lurk unknown
insidious and lingering
to feed my anxiety and anguish
today i have a million things to do
and they feel so overwhelming
like a tidal wave of weakness
leaving me numb and paralyzed in fear

© 2019 mads

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Anxiety is a real spoiler of things. I have lost countless good days to it. I find your words very relatable.

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Very accurate description of anxiety - beautifully written.

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1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Very descriptive of anxiety.

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Added on November 10, 2019
Last Updated on November 10, 2019
Tags: anxiety, life, emotions, anxious, anxiety disorder, GAD, groceries, grocery shopping, negative thoughts, negativity, mental health, fear, paralyzed, afraid, numb, scared, sad, mind, thoughts




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