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A plastic bag on my head

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A plastic bag on my head

You know what it feels like, with a plastic bag on your head, how you struggle to breathe, your lungs start to beg. Panic builds up inside, instinctively you fight back, trying to rip this bag off you want to survive. Time slows down, every second hurts, in and out on conscious thought, trying to figure a way out. Well welcome to my world, where anxiety thrives, a plastic bag on my head, is what it feels like. Contest: Paper or plastic - Susan Burch M.Mahauariki © 2012 2nd Place

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  1. Date: 3/4/2012 7:59:00 PM
    This is a great write..Im sorry about your anxiety..have some of that myself and it aint pretty. Congrats on your win. BG

  1. Date: 3/3/2012 6:23:00 AM
    You created a strong sense of panic in this reader...excellent poem...

  1. Date: 3/3/2012 5:57:00 AM
    Congratulations Murray a sad piece xx

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 8:45:00 PM
    congrats Muurray on a fantastic write and win luv..

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 7:07:00 PM
    MURRY... congratulations! In SUSAN'S contest....Enjoyed stopping by to view may winners tonight!! Have yourself a very nice night ;-)*always..pd

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 4:55:00 PM
    Murray, wonderful work, my friend. Congrats on making Susan's winners' list.....................S.Ronthorpe

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 2:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win and thanks for supporting my contest! Nicely described!

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 10:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Susan's "Paper Or Plastic" contest Murray. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 10:05:00 PM
    Breathing into a plastic bag = suffocation. Breathing into a paper bag = stress relief. Funny how that works.

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 7:49:00 PM
    Hey, finally I found someone who talked about plastic bags on the head!! I did that too, in half of my limericks. Nice reading your poems tonight, Muzz.

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 2:16:00 PM
    Very good piece ! OK when you put it on your own head Enjoy ! Better done by by Mr Pol Pot and his bands, they tied nicely by your hands !

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 1:36:00 PM
    Very nice Muzz! It flows nice~~