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Worry a'creapin
Confusion sets
Nerves are startled
Fear Upsets

Minds a racin'
Thoughts implode
Face is flushed
Fear Explodes

Hearts a'flutter
Chest tightens up
Voices stutter
Fear Erupts

Hearts a'poundin
Sweat then rolls
Panic resounding
Fear unfolds

Deaths a'loomin
Dreads attack
All consuming
Fear is back

Peace a'buildin
Calm ensues
If Gods willing
Fear defused
I learned a 2 beat structure similar to this from a friend on Facebook. I took what I learned and put my own twist on it by bouncing back and forth between 2 and 3. Even kind of a 3-4. I think it sounds better with that beat rather than a constant 2. As if I did anything to explain what I mean by a beat-structure lol. Its just my personal language that I use. I used that structure while thinking about anxiety and this is the result.
Ray Dunn Sep 19
not naming names,
100 proof in my veins.
i cant be the same
when i'm drinking again

didnt know i was nostalgic
for self-reckless sadness
and if i go,
well, wouldn't that be tragic.
sad as hell and i missed it a lot
Kurtlopez Sep 16
I'll always be by your side no matter what
I'll be there
to comfort you during the difficult times
when your upset
when you feel like crying
you can always depend on me
I'm right the when you need me
I'll come immediately when you call or if you need a sholder to cry on
I'll always be by your side
When you are hurt or sad so am I
When your down I get a deep cut in my heart
if you want to scream I'll be right next to you screaming along
I love you and that's never going to change
I'll always protect you from anything
because I love you
I'll never give you up because I believe I am the only one that can bring you joy
no matter what happens I'll always be by your side
Lane O Sep 14
I had gone outdoors, hopeful,
For the grace of falling rain;
Though its bounty would bestow
On dry earth all the same.  

Anon, my heart's cheer withered,
As I strolled on through the wood;
Come to my surprise, the leaves
Bear more drops than they should.
Jack Sep 9
People always say
You realize what you had when its gone
But what if love wasn't gone
What if you were apart
What if all it was
Was a piece of your heart
Just something just wanted
But never thought to start

It's this recorder playing in my head
Saying what has happened to your family
You get it too
You'll be torn apart
Dominique Sep 6
with bowel cancer,
soft bald heads like eggs
trembling in the sunlight
the other kids, they have chemo
can't whisk their dark thoughts up
can't lost them in a cake

parents, too many
didn't get it right
mean-skinned and angry-*****
hands shaped like bottle openers
toddlers flung like dollies
new plushies don't fix teeth

or eating disorders,
mouths that won't open for yoghurts
even low-fat ones,
but gape wide to spew out
carrots from the night before
that can't be composted

the other kids
in the therapy queue
have honest to goodness complaints
emotional-arthritis pains
complex genetic histories
there's something off about me

i feel like an impersonator
with my un-divorced parents
self-harm for a fresh sensation
still, i'm here too
in the therapy queue
rolling into the pity-me station.
an ex-girlfriend once told me that everyone needs a therapist, no matter their background
Erica Girone Sep 2
She radiates melancholy
But with a smile on her face
Trying her best to be warm
With a distant cold embrace

I have got to say
I truly love her strength
God knows, she’s breaking
All with a smile on her face
lk ode Aug 30
One of the saddest tragedies of life
is when we down a poison,
thinking it an elixir.
M Cannon Aug 29
Wandering around these
Cold cavernous tunnels,
I am searching for the light.

I’ve lost all sense of direction,
Relying solely on instinct
To find a way back to life.

With each turn I search
For the warmth of the sun
Rather than the chill of this
Labyrinth of thoughts.

I pour heart and soul
Into every step,
With hope of finding the light.
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