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Mr anxiety man knocked on your door

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Mr anxiety man knocked on your door

Mr. Anxiety man knocked on your door,
you opened, and there he was. 
You slammed the door and then you realize he was still there. 
He looked you in the eye, he watched you run, 
you tried to hide. 
Your heart almost stopped, 
you tried to scream, 
but your anxiety made you freeze. 
You have faced the beast before, 
but now before you managed to close the door, 
he got his foot inside, again. 
You closed your eyes and feelings, 
to tell yourself that this is just your imagination, 
your mind is just playing with you, but for you it's real! 
You feel that he comes creeping up from behind and takes over you body, 
your body starts to shiver as if he were a ghost, 
your internal fights resumes, you fight for your life inside. 
This is all his fault, the Mr. Anxiety man! 
You are blaming him for that your tears taste so salty. 
He transforms the finest rose to a faded stalk. 
You will kill him in the end, you're just not ready yet. 
Then it will be quiet again. 
You've killed him once before!

Laila Andresen Mjelde

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 4:32:00 PM
    Hi Laila - Well said! Like the way you personified anxiety. - Gail

    Mjelde Avatar Laila Andresen Mjelde
    Date: 4/16/2012 11:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for stopping by :o) xoxo Laila
  1. Date: 3/19/2012 2:15:00 AM
    oh how true!! When Mr. Anxiety man comes pounding at your door, he could be pretty relentless! I like how you approached anxiety here and that line "He transforms the finest rose to a faded stalk" was really great! Btw, just want to help, I think there's a missing "y" for "salty in the line before the one about the finest rose..... I hope all is well with you Laila :D hugs :D

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 2:46:00 PM
    Come Mr.Anxiety man at my door, I send out my dog and the dog can scare him away!Lock all doors!!!This was a well-written poem Laila. - oxox UHU! -mom

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 6:11:00 AM
    Early morning reading to get the mind buzzing. Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry Laila. Have a fabulous weekend and I hope to see more of your poetry when I get back to the Soup Monday. Usually pretty busy on the weekends with family so don't get to read much. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 3:41:00 PM
    I enjoyed your poem Laila, I agree we need to be brave and face our fears, sending you my love and blessings, Vie May you always find courage and may faith give you wings.