Tag: anxiety

Silent scream

I want to scream. You want to scream. Your neighbor wants to scream. Your grocery clerk wants to scream. Your friends want to scream. Your kids want to scream. We all want to scream. But we can’t always scream. There are times when we can silently scream

My mind has been breached

Dream, dream, dream Give in to to the breaking seams Practice what I preach My mind has been breached Doubt, chaos, and curiosity It all feels like grand monstrosity Evil can be banal Swimming in a pitted canal Heart racing Bracing Standing on a fiercely moving windmill Can’t […]

Turn the sound down

This year has been an exercise in turning the sound down. Ignoring the noise. This much-needed exercise for me has been at the personal, professional, and societal level. Earlier this year, a dear friend tried to calm me down by telling me to ignore a particular person who […]

Bleeding pieces of me

Sharp shards of me Streaming down the coast Screaming for attention Sending frozen shivers across the back Subtlety in the background Silence needing to be extinguished Some dark days ahead, but Surely some light must emerge Shards of me shimmering in the moonlight