Katrina Lusk

Freshman - 687 Points (6/21/1996 / Ft. Wayne IN.)

Anxiety Attack - Poem by Katrina Lusk

I sit in the hallway,
my body shaking.
All the while,
my mind is contemplating.
Could reality be
colliding with this world,
I've created within me?

Suddenly my heart is racing,
my stomach is twisting.
I count to ten,
and just wish it would end.

A wave of nausea,
and I can't breathe.
I inhale deeply,
just wanting to think freely.
I get so agitated,
that my cheeks become heated.

Knees up against my chest
and I wonder,
if this is some sort of test.
How do I get out,
of these two places?

My mind becomes numb,
empty space of what used to be.
My body gets cold,
if only I had a hand to hold.

My eyes are hazy,
only a fog can be seen.
My face looks lazy
only a blank expression,
can you read.

I look at myself,
and this is all I see.
I'm scared,
of what I've come to be.
This is all,
because of anxiety…

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Comments about Anxiety Attack by Katrina Lusk

  • Chinedu Dike (2/10/2018 9:57:00 PM)

    Your depiction of anxiety attack is well conceived and deeply detailed. An insightful creation and brilliant work of art. Thanks for sharing Katrina and do remain enriched. (Report) Reply

    Katrina Lusk (2/11/2018 10:15:00 AM)

    I wrote this in high school in the midst and right after an attack.

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  • Aries Profanisaurus (4/26/2014 6:43:00 PM)

    Anxiety attacks are seriously annoying. I know several people who have them, while I am unaffected as such. Thank you for reinforcing what they have described (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2012

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