Kaitlin Schmidt

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Hey everyone! I'm 18 and love writing, music and sports. I am using this website to share my works with others, and get feedback on how to improve them. I would love for my poems to inspire and connect with others even if it is just one person. I am hoping to improve my writing style so if you have any tips please share. All copyright to me. Please ask if you wish to use them in any way. Thank ... more »

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  • Kj Force Kj Force (1/22/2014 10:46:00 AM)

    Kaitlin...Loved the poem regarding Anxiety...and the way your words gave it life...emotions have a funny way of controlling how are body reacts to the reaction, however we are the only one who can control the emotions...you write with a passion, go girl!

  • David Connah (1/22/2014 4:30:00 AM)

    Anxiety is a dreadful. it does not allow correct judgement. having said that TS Elliott said anxiety is the precursor of poetry, or words to that effect. Descent poem. You appear to be a fellow sufferer

  • Rick Gordon (1/21/2014 9:56:00 PM)

    I just read Anxiety, and I found it to be an intense and honest poem. It evokes sympathy and empathy and does so does so, through imagery and word play. I would suggest avoiding words like like. Impressive, nevertheless.

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Standing still, feet planted
Body frozen, mind racing
Fear takes over
Like another entity
That controls all

It pleasures in knowing
No advancement has taken place
Nothing has been overcome just stillness

It delights in knowing
How much power it has
Over that insecure body
Manipulation will be easy

Soon anxiety sets in
Causing the body to tremble
The more intense the trembling becomes
The more the certainty declines

As the body gets sucked down
The path of anxiety
Fear becomes overjoyed
Its job is done

That little...

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