Tracy Craighead


Anxiety - Poem by Tracy Craighead

The anxiety is choking me and my GOD I can not breathe
fear and anger consume my days and nights
I am tired but I can not sleep
because this tiger is real, and he is chasing me

Topic(s) of this poem: anger, fear, pain, sadness

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Anxiety by Tracy Craighead

  • Rajnish Manga (8/13/2017 10:54:00 PM)


    Nice portrayal of Anxiety- a mental state which also involves fear and anger. The worst part is that it takes away our peace of mind and breeds depression. Thanks, Tracy. (Report) Reply

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  • Hunter Jade East (3/25/2016 9:53:00 AM)


    Your poem express how I feel almost nightly. All of your poems are amazing. Hugs (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (2/26/2016 3:48:00 AM)


    fear and anger consume my days and nights

    Anxiety seen as a tiger. kill all the negative feelings and emotions. it is not good for us. work on yourself and you are sure to achieve greatness and peace. thank you for this poem. tony
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  • Aqua Flower (2/1/2016 8:11:00 PM)


    Life is hard! This is true. This poem definitely describes many who feel the same way about struggles and how it affects us physically, emotionally, and spiritually. A powerful piece! thank you for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • Chinedu Dike (9/23/2015 10:22:00 AM)


    Anxiety, just like fear is a bunch of sinister shadows. A shadow has no substance, it's only a magnified reflection of something small, that's why on facing anxiety squarely, one usually find it inconsequential. A well articulated piece of poetry depicting the ugliness of anxiety and its devastating effects. Thanks for sharing Tracy. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

    Tracy Craighead (2/26/2016 1:47:00 AM)

    Thank you for the comments, I really appreciate the input. I will read your poem.

  • Lyn Paul (9/14/2015 10:17:00 PM)


    Life's struggles are certainly enough. Strength is so much needed when you are given even more. It is great just to let others know how difficult it is. I thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Hunter Jade East (9/13/2015 8:30:00 PM)


    This is so relatable. You are amazing. Keep your head up. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (9/13/2015 7:05:00 PM)


    The chasing tiger of anxiety described in poetry. Nice.
    Thanks Tracy
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 13, 2015



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