By Katarzyna Bukowicki

CN: anxiety


Your brain is a forest fire

Burning pines with

The anxiety in your mind.

I have tried to reach

Into your heart and know you

But it is

A stormy sea

I cannot conquer or navigate

Or flee

Touch toes, offer a shoulder, tell me

Where it hurts the most

Behind those

Soft eyes.


Image (detail): Esme Garlake



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