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A wish to live

My nerve cells are ceasing my thoughts My breath is barricading my life My limbs are trembling My heart is hovering in fear Oh mommy! I am being victimized by me. The earth is sinking under me The sky is falling over my head The compressive strength of my bones is diminishing day by day The muscularity of my body is dwindling night and day Oh mommy! I am being killed by me. I am a coward lying lifeless among the lively fears I am a yellow belly scared of the bright orange sun I am a namby pamby soul shivering under the blanket of cold winter night I am a fraidy cat snuggling in the sleeping bag of life Oh mommy! I am being slaughtered by me. Drag me away from this dangerous dragon Get me out of these pinching hours of darkness Hold me tight and embrace me in your arms Give me solace and help me revive my true being. I want to smile I want to sing I want to jump I want to shout I want to breathe I want to live Oh mommy! I want my life back.

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Date: 1/15/2019 7:39:00 AM
A powerful poem that tells the truth of it, sometimes what we imagine becomes our monster fears. I hope you do get your life back, my friend, I surely do. When we are at this point, we really do need our Mommy! A message to Mommies about what superheroes they are too!
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 1/15/2019 9:48:00 PM
I was diagnosed with panic disorder 2 years ago and later I was into depression for a few months. I could come out of it and that's all because of my Mom. She is Lalitha Vangaveti and she is my strength. It was all because of her that I didn't stop myself from doing anything even in those darkest hours. Of course I should also mention the role that poetry played in this regard. I found solace in writing.