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Dear Anxiety

From the nights you had me up

To the many times you made my heart race,

Second by second,

Beat by beat,

You had me at one realization

I couldn’t keep you anymore

You were the excuse i used

When no one else knew

When no one thought it was true

As a growing student

Heavily burdened by you

I always saw the whole actuality

I never saw

Why you chose me

And you had me disputed

Always in dispute Photo by Ian

From you

Only you

You requested my hurt

I gave it all to you

Because I was self doubted

Just for comfort

I kept up emotions

I pursued for strength

Although it was out of reach

I struggled to endure because of YOU

You became my natural aptitude

When a baby stands it begins

to walk

When a body is exhausted it

Is determined to rest

You bestowed a 12 year old girl

apprehension to unknown fear

Her discovery of contemporary

found view

Yet her parasite for unwanted


I always love the way you gave

me a reason to receive comfort