Stories tagged “ANXIETY”
stress and soreness
I'll get to the point yea, right away
I'm having trouble handling my life today
I've been ridiculed, mocked, and I've been clocked
And I have no defense, my senses locked
I've been disrespected, my pride is all infected
The world in online life reflected
…Posted 5 years ago
What Missing Feels Like
I don't think you understand what it feels like to miss someone the way I miss you.
When I want to call, or text, or communicate, I am struck mute. Words fail me as my heart aches, knowing that you are so near and yet so far. I could send a simple smiley…Posted 5 years ago
Monday Morning Part 2
Students are breakfasted, bell rings, they begin their morning routines. Chat with them about their weekend, listen and offer advice.
Coworker Stress arrives, early, as usual, going on about something they wish they could change.
C…Posted 5 years ago
Second Phone Call
"Hey, what's up?"
"Glad you called. sigh Nothing much."
"You sound like something is up."
"I wanna say I'm sorry if I was too overbearing."
"If anything I texted or emailed left room for misinterpretation. S…Posted 6 years ago
unravel me without delay
with batting thread and macrame
my mental health's unmade today
and rapidly I start to fray
the stomach acids eat at me
my eyes lose focus and can’t see
my skin is sloughing off so free
cascades of wellness one two three
today…Posted 6 years ago
Mind Purge 3
But I've no strength, no courage! If I must
Continue living, tread the steeper way,
Climb crises--impulse might o'erride dread; just
An instant could decide things either way.
.Posted 6 years ago
And This Is Life
I have suffered brutal betrayals these past months, betrayals no one should have to endure. I have wept and bled and fought and clung to life by any excuse I have been able to find.
I have endured betrayals of the mind and body. Depression. Anxiety. Para…Posted 6 years ago
I'm heading on a trip soon. I'm trying to be excited about it. I've got Pinterest boards, my suitcase is open and slowly being filled, plane ticket is paid for, nice people waiting for me when I get there... Honestly I should be thrilled!!
But then I get…Posted 6 years ago
Death, Cheated (2)
Story is marked as maturePosted 6 years ago
Rapture and Fatigue--Director's Cut
My heart has just burst
With a pain most exquisite-
Jumping on blisters
O I am weary!
My thoughts are eroding fast
Let them sluice away,
For they've disguised me.
Please wash away, scales from eyes,
And show me myself
How I've missed the truth
I sca…Posted 6 years ago
It's one of those mornings--an anything-is-better-than-pretending-to-sleep-while-I-actually-just-worry sort of morning.
It's the third morning of its kind this week. I'll be into work two hours early. Again.
I've flipped through the radio stations, a…Posted 6 years ago
The disaster happened. What I feared the most, really occurred. I lost it all, all I wanted to keep, and all the things that scared me the most were right with me to rip me asunder.
And they left me for dead. No, not for dead, but for finished. Nearly r…Posted 7 years ago