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Emotional Turbulence

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Below is the poem entitled Emotional Turbulence which was written by poet Anastasia Papanicolaou. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Emotional Turbulence

The voices grow louder, Intensifying with emotion, anger lining every aggressive word. My insides squeeze tighter as the vitriol poisons my mind, How does such hostility exist? As the sound of hatred deepens, The feelings strengthen their grip, like a vice, So tight, I can no longer breathe All the negative emotions I have ever felt, fill me, Threatening to overflow. So long have they been banished… Enough. No more! My mouth opens, An earsplitting scream of pain and suffering shatters the silence, Sobs of sorrow and grief wrack my body, Murderous shrieks of anger and hate, Wretched cries of self-pity and self-loathing, Poison the air. Now, free of these emotions. But the monster still exists Within the dark depths of my mind.

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  1. Date: 7/27/2014 5:01:00 AM
    Such a powerful poem! Why no more? I am puzzled. God Bless. Dave.

  1. Date: 5/28/2012 7:37:00 AM
    I love this poem stazi xD and sinister I think I'm discovering a whole different side of u.... i like it i have a creepy best friend!! NOw u can't judge ME!

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 12:06:00 PM
    I love this poem.it sounds like a deep yearning from the soul ..a want..a need to escape. God bless. Dave.

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 8:12:00 AM
    I know I reas this poem before, but I can't help saying this again.... WOW!!!!! I LOVE IT!!! :) Love you xxx

    Kyriacou Avatar Maria Kyriacou
    Date: 5/28/2012 7:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    i know right xD
  1. Date: 2/12/2012 11:32:00 AM
    It is a pleasure to reading yours poem Anastasia,welcome to reading some of mine.-oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 2/10/2012 8:09:00 AM
    I truly enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today Anastasia. I hope you have an amazing weekend. Love, Carol

    Papanicolaou Avatar Anastasia Papanicolaou
    Date: 2/12/2012 10:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Carol this is one of the first proper poems I have written - other than silly ones in school - and your comment means alot to me. Hop you had an amazing weekend too! Love Anastasia