Inside of Me

Poison

Slowly spreading through my veins

Silently killing

No one can see my pain

 

I have to shake it off, fight the feeling

Find the antidote

Seek my healing

If I did that, there may be hope

 

But the drug is addictive and

A sedative

Lethargy

Slowing engulfing me

 

Numbing to my fate until

 

I. DON'T. CARE.

 

A flood

Rising up through my stomach, chest and throat

Squeezing, choking, panicking

Drowning here alone

It's all-consuming

My thoughts are racing

I'm out of control

 

No! Push it back!

Breathe in. Relax.

Breathe out. Calm.

But I can't

There's no air and

Everything is wrong

 

I'm overwhelmed

About to suffocate

The waters are rising and 

 

I. CAN'T. ESCAPE.

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