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Vera Sidhwa


Theoretical Anxiety


I to my thoughts,
Did surrender.
And as I gave in to them,
And I fell down further.


Through an unfathomable,
Dark grey tunnel of thinking.
With my out of sync heart,
Terrorized and sinking.


I swallowed hard,
As I clenched my teeth.
For this unbearable situation,
I did seethe.


But the dawn of day,
Came without my knowing.
It told me my anxiety
Was automatically going.


And I found out,
That though anxiety,
Comes around and about,
The reality doesn't.


Because it is theoretical anxiety.

Submitted: Monday, June 17, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 29, 2013

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