On Testing

Location

I hate testing,

the way it makes me feel nervous 

and unprepared prior to approaching it.

The anxiety of failure lurking in the shadows afterwards.

During, enduring a twisted metal contraption,

a gut wrench, turning away in my stomach.

Oh testing, I hate testing,

 

When my mind feels like it couldn't be

stressed in any new direction,

it never fails to teach a lesson. 

The test mocks me!

It charms my lobes,

and in a trance they'll over extend

until all that remains is

a delicate web of over thought ideas

tired and worn expressions.

Oh testing, I hate testing.

 

The mere prescence of a test is enough 

to make my heart tremble.

The clean sheet of paper before me resembles my mind.

I wish I could match the brilliance of my thoughts

as they hastily escape the event,

leaving me to fend for myself...

Oh testing...

 

 

 

Comments

Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust CrisisTextline.org for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741