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An Old Friend

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Anxiety is there, at the stroke of every pen
She sits by degrees on my fat, stubby fingers.
Between my elephantine words she hides,
After every minuscule period she lingers.

In the hesitation of speech she is heard,
At the back of my swallowed words she lies.
Never am I relieved of her bitterness,
Not even in the highs of my miserable life.
She is as quick as the light that falls,
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: malaysia,mental illness
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COMMENTS
Hans Vr 06 June 2016
You have talent. Keep on writing poetry
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Chinedu Dike 05 June 2016
Beautiful piece of poetry depicting the oppressive and persistent nature of anxiety, well articulated and insightfully penned in good rhyme scheme with conviction. A lovely poem elegantly brought forth in good poetic diction. Thanks for sharing Mayuri. Please read my poem POETIC MASTERPIECE.
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