Anxiety Attack Monologue

Anxiety Attack Monologue

A Poem by poison&kerosene

I was told to visualize myself in a calm state



A place I’ve never been before


I plead with my heart to be still


While I bicker with my brain




Visualize a calm state….




Every photo I’ve taken


Is blurred by my trembling hands


My penmanship, a series of harsh lines


I can’t make anything beautiful




Visualize a calm state…




I need sedation to sleep


Because I’m afraid


Of what?


Everything?

© 2020 poison&kerosene


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This is a familiar theme to me; while not being prone to anxiety, i do know of others who suffer with the condition, and you have described the bickering battle between the heart and mind that unfolds at those moments very well.

I can certainly relate to the blurring photos.....I am in the running for the world's worst selfie photographer.....always blurred or in a constant state of shut eyed wakefulness in my shots. I guess you just have to calm the heart, focus the breathing and the rest will follow. Do that and everything in life will hold no fears.

Nicely described and very relevant for many. Well Done.

Posted 1 Week Ago


poison&kerosene

1 Week Ago

Yes! Everybody knows not to ask me to take their picture haha. Thank you for your kind words :)

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