Casey Renee Kiser

Freshman - 739 Points (July 2,1976 / Covington, KY)

The Anxiety Society - Poem by Casey Renee Kiser

eye contact
is not on the agenda.

we can hold disturbing conversations
with our eyelids.

we exist in millions
but live in solitary confinement.

we are not contagious
though some days,
we wish we could pass it on
out of bitterness.

we own more blankets
than most people.

we can freeze
better than any appliance
and burn
faster than any flame.

waiting rooms
are the only place we fit in.

we would stick together
if only
we could face each other.

Topic(s) of this poem: anxiety

Poet's Notes about The Poem

From the book, Swan Wreck

(©Casey Renee Kiser 2007)

Comments about The Anxiety Society by Casey Renee Kiser

  • Gajanan Mishra (9/3/2013 8:42:00 PM)

    stick together, I like it, thanks. good write.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, December 12, 2014

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