Glossophobia No More


Useless burdening thoughts
Drowning under the pressure
Wishing I had just another moment
Eyes pierce me as I prepare
Ready for the inevitable
Scared but strong, I open my mouth
Tumbling over my words 
Jumbling the speech I had readied
It was all so clear but quickly disappeared
My brain was empty
Jittering and frightened
How can I recover what is lost?
Obscure qualities slapped together
The "keys to success"
But just words in the head's gelatinous mush
Directions aren't universal
We must all find our own path
No matter the difficulty ahead
I distort my surroundings
Imagine myself disembodied
Floating out of reach
The words flow forth
Replaced and upgraded
Smoothly drifting from my maw
Happiness replaced my fear
Gazing out at the soft eyes
Watching, Goading me towards success
Clear the thoughts
Find your key to unlocking your voice
Speech must be your friend not foe



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