Worry is a growth upon the mind:
A parasite – a tick or mite; a nick,
A churning gut – metaphors combined,
Rotting down a delicate constitution.
Anxiety, an intumescent whore:
A siren for a metastatic state;
Psychological rent – a weeping sore.
Hopelesly, you die for restitution.
Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem