Breathe In - Breathe Out
Author: Catyrose


Trapped inside these four walls
I try to escape the confines of my personal prison
They say breathing exercises will help
Maybe a bit of guided imagery
And if all else fails thereís always the tiny yellow tablets
Just donít make it a habit

Donít want anyone to see me like this
So I push them all away
The door I will not answer
The phone as well
As I hide here in the confines of my own personal hell

Iíve felt this coming for a long time now
It was just a matter of where, when, and how
They say give it time
Learn to relax and unwind
Have a little faith and youíll be just fine

I believe them until a strange feeling begins in my head
All at once my heart begins to pound
A tingling sensation will be next
And shortly I wonít be able to catch my breath

Feeling as if Iím losing my mind
Disoriented to place and time
It lasts only a few minutes at best
Then exhaustion over takes me and it is time to rest

They say the answers lie in my mind
Gaining control of my thoughts will reduce the symptoms over time
Keep on believing and youíll be just fine
Again they say, just give it time


Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrye* ( -- Saturday, May 24 2008, 08:25 am

Exhausted Mind

Caty, you caught it very well of what a mind accepts and delivers--a mind can take so much... one doesn't have to have a weak mind, every day stress exist everywhere in everyones life .it is powerful it can tear us down easily,into depression. it can make us or break us, only if we allow it..
who says we have to answer the phone all of the time--it's not a crime to escape into our own sanctuary .sometimes it is healthy to put everything at the back and savor the silent moment where you can feel your mind sigh--go ahead put up your do not disturb sign and live a healthy life !! keep your mind young and sane. give your mind its own time RELAX/time out from all worries,empty all thoughts--
Feelings very well expressed--
Dani ( -- Tuesday, May 27 2008, 06:23 am

Well done

Girl after my own heart...except I am a little more morbid. I do not handle such feelings very well...Take a look and tell me what you think
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