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Frozen Noose

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Frozen Noose

Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by fear
I try to hide the pressure in hopes I don't pass out
My pores are soaked, from all the perspiration
I feel the pins and needles pushing in
My skin is ruined from all the peeling
At this point, I can't seem to win

Washed out by dead hope and desire 
My soul is lost searching for a shore
leashing, grasping and ripping the chest wide
I count 40, seconds, once nausea can't be blocked
Everything about this moment is driving me mad,
I need to escape, however, my knees are too weak
I tremble while losing control to the emotional distress
My knuckles are pale, detached from reality,
wounds forced with further embarrassment.
Guaranteed failure surrounds my day
Numbness strikes my very essence - I can't move!

Lost in a room, 
Therapy - even so I feel singled out


HAPPY VALENTINES (it can get the best of us)  
---------------------------- love Linda

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 11/1/2016 8:13:00 AM
intense, em.otional, terrifying Life is not always wonderful. There are those times it can break us but these are the times we must fight and come out stronger. I feel the pain and I want to take it from you. I love this type of poetry
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Date: 1/8/2017 5:34:00 PM
I have posted on this poem before but i really appreciate this poem for some reason. I love it.
Date: 10/25/2016 11:05:00 AM
Hello my dearest sis-bff, Linda! Stopping by to read again one of your stunning masterpieces. Loving and embracing it tightly as always! Alway your number 1 fan. Btw How are youdearest sis? Pls. message me if you've time. Thank you sooo much. Have a greet week and God bless. love lots, 4ever sis-bff, Leo
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Date: 10/19/2016 8:25:00 AM
Dear Poet Destroyer, Thank you for the greeting and the welcome. I appreciate this very much and look forward to reading all that you have shared and all you will share.
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Date: 10/6/2016 9:53:00 AM
Wow, I held my breath reading most of this. Explosive emotions.
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Date: 9/29/2016 2:16:00 PM
A most evocative and graphic poem. l like it. Nigel.
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Date: 9/7/2016 8:39:00 PM
This is a beautifully realistically worded poem
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Date: 8/19/2016 12:37:00 PM
LIKE YOUR POEM AND GREAT EXPRESSION YOU HAVE SOUP MAIL XX DAVIDSCOTT
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Date: 8/17/2016 11:08:00 AM
Great Poem!!!
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Date: 7/28/2016 12:34:00 AM
Perfect poem, deep words!
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Date: 7/22/2016 9:45:00 AM
perfect description and great write!
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Date: 7/14/2016 2:27:00 AM
I know these feelings all to well... Well done.
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Date: 6/29/2016 10:50:00 PM
Not sure if I have ever read anything of yours that affected me as this write does! I think this is about my 10th time reading it and it still feels like the first! Wanted to stop in and re-read some of your work and say hello my friend
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Date: 6/28/2016 7:51:00 PM
This is really good
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Date: 6/27/2016 10:56:00 PM
I really like this piece. Full of emotion and paints a rather accurate picture of depression. Looking forward to reading the rest of your work.
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Date: 6/23/2016 11:41:00 PM
I can certainly feel the emotion here. The ending was a surprise. 8-)
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Date: 6/13/2016 2:46:00 AM
Palpable tension, so much energy, and an unexpected conclusion. Nice work!
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Date: 5/30/2016 11:22:00 AM
Great write, beautiful lines. A well deserved 7
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Date: 5/24/2016 3:55:00 AM
I love your poems there awesome. sorry you said in a comment about one of my poems, about me putting them under ABC, i have no idea what that means i just write poems and love reading. i've been writing them since i was 15. im 32 now still have every one of them. and only just found this poetry soup. if dont mind helping me understanding it all would be great. as i love being on here todays poem was a bit bad but i tried. x
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Date: 5/22/2016 12:08:00 PM
Very well done, and great descriptions.
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Date: 5/20/2016 1:43:00 PM
THIS POEM IS SOMEWHAT SAD; BUT, STILL WORK OF ART. SMOOTH SAILING, TO YOU!
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Date: 5/18/2016 4:42:00 PM
I enjoyed this poem. Very realistic and frightening all in one
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Date: 5/16/2016 3:18:00 PM
Hi Linda, This, as usual, is another raw, realistic write. You just seem to start the piece then it is like ink flowing, the words just seem to flow down the page. Anxiety i know so well, depression i know so well. This being the case i see such truth in your lines as i read them. This has to be a seven Linda. Always....Mike. XXX
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Date: 5/14/2016 1:43:00 PM
Thank you for your lovely comment on my first poem. I decided to take a look through your poems and this one really resonates with me a lot. I love this :D You have beautifully captured the nightmare that is anxiety, and I can relate to this as I am struggling with it myself. Eva <3
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Date: 5/13/2016 4:01:00 AM
Great verses!
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Date: 5/1/2016 11:17:00 AM
I've known anxiety - nothing so severe, but playing violin recitals in front of hundreds of people can be morbid with anxiety. You have nailed both the physical and the mental very well. Love, daver
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