Free use image by The Digital Artist on Pixabay
freeze my heart
as you melt my brain
you don't allow me to rest
but nor can I get work done
if I was daring
I would try
why not try
this is what you ask
anxiety the reason
for my procrastination
I fear I will fail
look the fool
I am aware that the image is visually disconcerting and unpleasant. It is an accurate depiction of the way anxiety feels.
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