Just breathe (five haikus)

Sun, 06/06/2021 - 12:20 -- Wander

it creeps up on me

it thinks it is sneaky, but

I see it coming 

 

It digs in its claws

i can't escape from its grip

and it pulls me down

 

in a bathroom stall

or curled up behind a wall

i try to fight it

 

i promise I try

but sometimes it wins and I- 

Just. Can't. Breathe. In, out.

 

So I can’t always

avoid my anxiety

until I get home

This poem is about: 
Me
Our world

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