Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Sadness Calls Anxiety Also


SADNESS CALLS ANXIETY ALSO

Sadness calls Anxiety also
The day has not yet really begun
And already I am lost in it-
What to do? What to work on?
Perhaps to try to escape and do nothing
A sure recipe for greater anxiety and sadness

‘Screw your courage to the sticking place'
I'll try-

These lines as a small beginning
To help me take strength and hope-

After all the years and with all the experience
Still
I am as if I do not know where I am
And how to begin this day.

Submitted: Thursday, January 03, 2013
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