Stories tagged “FEELING”

  • Consumed in Fear

    I feel like I'm trapped inside a box. It might be a coffin. The air is oppressively stuffy and it's impossible to move so I can't tell where the walls are. I appear to be laying on fabric warmed by my own body.

    It occurs to me that I should be breathing.…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • On Music

    There are times when music reaches me. I'm open to it, vulnerable to a melody, a drum beat, or even the sound of a single note. It vibrates my exposed self and affects my emotional state. I become a mirror of the string that the guitarist plucks and the e…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Crabby

    Maybe it's the blissful fulfillment I see in others' smiles,

    or the way they've reached their goals ahead of me,

    but I feel crabby tonight.


    Perhaps it's the way that children won't listen to me,

    or the way it seems everyone around me is spouting nega…

    Posted 5 years ago