Posts tagged ‘Anxiety’

Locked In

  This time the depression Holds me tight Like a vice Alone Again Tonight I continue to fight   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  Stuck with glue Thoughts will not move What can I do? Just suffer Wait for time to pass   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

Unstoppable

    I cry Sometimes I can flood the driest desert with my tears It feels good to cry It feels bad when I cry Why…

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  I’m waiting patiently Here it is coming around again I reach out to catch No It passes me by Laughing all the way Another missed…

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  My brain will not comply Trying desperately to push out thoughts Not succeeding It is a war Negative thinking again wins the battle Another awful…

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    Flood gates open Anxiety sucks the happiness from me The pain pushes all my emotion buttons Medication not working I suffer alone No place…

Relief. Where Is It?

  I do not think I will ever feel right My nervous system is fried Each day the same Living in pain Sitting in bed Praying…

Juggling Thoughts

  Today I remember yesterday One after another Thoughts Pop up Unfortunately Today I also have the reality of the struggle Controlling my depression   Copyright©…

Cannot STOP

  Fear Causes anxiety Anxiety Creates More Fear How do I get off This Rollercoaster?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of…

Inertia

  On a mental lockup floor 24×7 Everything based on routine Isolated from outside world No worries No responsibilities Just follow the rules Take twice a…

Playing With Air

  Deep long breaths Inhale Exhale Desperately Trying To release air From the anxiety balloon   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of…

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  I can feel the load Mind no longer guides Nervous system All circuit overloaded Psychological Trauma   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021    …

Doing My Best

  I try to think positive But it is difficult when Day after day Acid rain comes down Burning the smile off my face   Copyright©…

Digging

  Using a Jack hammer I worked Through that night Chipping away Searching for The cure Hidden In my primitive mind   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  Her anxiety Always Leads Her To believe A Problem will become A Complete disaster   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   More On Peeling…

Gone

  Racing thoughts Fly by so fast Who am I to catch?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

The Turmoil Within

    Most folks wake up peacefully She abruptly wakes up shaking and nauseated Sometimes dry heaving Reaching for that magical pill to calm everything down…

Enduring What Is Not There

  I stand there Taking it Anxiety Picks apart my emotions Slow Deep Cuts Yes I stand there  And Take it   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  Anxiety Being afraid Of What if’s That Do not Exist   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Vacuuming cobwebs from brain Clean mind is a healthy mind What happens  When cobwebs are the only thing left?    Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Sleep rough Dreaming all night Wake up Shaking Mind plays tricks Off and on all day Raining outside Pencil sharpener grinds No place to hide …

Captivity Within

  Photographer FarZana Akhtar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Prisoner of Your Own Thought’.  To see FarZana’s…

Let The Walls Tumble Down

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Heart Sutra Translation And Commentary by Red Pine “without walls of the mind and thus…

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  Gigantic Boulder Rolling down the mountain Only option Get out of the way   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

Picking Only Ripe Fruit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Taoist Yoga Alchemy & Immortality By:  LU K’UAN YU (Charles Luk)   “Let all thought come…

Out At Night | Urban Anxiety

  Photographer Rusty Weston is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Unrealized’.  To see Rusty’s body of work, click…

Thoughts At Dawn

  Mind wanders into unpleasantries Through the window shades Blissful beams of light call a toast to life Simple choice to make   Copyright© Edge of…

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  running  fast faster looking back FEAR right there will not disappear       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

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  unconcerned with yesterdays or tomorrows Birds eat drink fly sleep procreate survive       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

Polishing the Stone

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Mind Power Secret Strategies for the Martial Arts Achieving power by Understanding the Inner Workings of…

The Tornado Inside Our Head

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: When Buddhists  Attack The Curious Relationship Between Zen And The Martial Arts By: Jeffery K. Mann…

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  sack of rocks I carry lifetime of worry       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

Projections Of My Childhood Fears

  Photographer Mari Masouridou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘THE NAMELESS DREAD’.  To see Mari’s body of…

Trapped

  I run fast faster not fast enough nighttime dreams continue to rattle my  mind    Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry…

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    Outside just distractions Mind only true confrontation Delusion battles reality STOP Savor Tranquility   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry…

The Elusive Zen Mind

The cliff divers of Acapulco Mexico have nerves of steel and are extremely focused when performing their extraordinary aerobatic dives off the edge of the mountain,…

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Colors gone All I see is grey Nothing clear I’m Engulfed In smoky haze  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Long fall Down into well Clawing Stuck in hell Waiting Hoping This will pass Calm returns To Disappear Again  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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The WHAT-IFS Send Mind Adrift Up Down Back and forth Lock all the doors Frantically Crawling On the floor Dirty sheets Time to change the bed…

Haiku #61

  Walking to the edge Overcome with emotion She sat down and cried   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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The mind will play tricks Anxiety has no friends Keep the box healthy Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2014

Walking Away Negativity

I’m wearing an old pair of jeans and boots that are so well traveled that they are an extension of my body. It’s very cold outside,…

Piece Of Mind Is Free

Are you having a bad day? Does life got you down? Is everything so unfair and nothing seems to ever go your way? Stop complaining and…