The anxiety begins to build
Prying questions
Insisting on opening me up
Without permission
Feeling trapped
A nervous laugh
Hoping to deflect attention
Provide space to breath
To cope
I don’t want to answer
Being forced to choose
Pushed into a corner
I can’t speak of
The tears just under
My skin
Running through my veins
Arresting my heart
Lying is easy
Moving forward


2 responses

  1. This is really powerful writing. I hope you’re doing okay.

  2. Hi alesbianspeaks, thank you for your concern it’s very kind of you, i’m ok really I am 🙂 I don’t notice when I’m writing how powerful the words can potentially be. I tend to focus on capturing the feeling in it’s purity undiluted as such.

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