Awaken anxiety;
Fear settles
For nothing less
Than your soul.

Beating its way
Out of your chest;
At every nerve;
It shows no remorse.

And you fall,
Against the pain
No fight left.

Still you battle,
Losing, the last
Ounce of hope
As life flashes
In a single second
Leaving nothing but


Author’s Note:  I’ve been away from writing for quite some time, going through some tough times in my life.  My daughter, for Mother’s Day, bought me a Kindle Scribe, because she said she wanted me to be myself again.  This is the first, from that purchase, that I scribbled out.  I pray there are more to come…


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