This poem reflects a lot of my personal life and my struggle with Anxiety and Depression, mental health is major issue today and should never be ignored or treated with ignorance. 


Oh, how I wish to be free

To see my demons released

Not unleashed

Just leave, to let me be


Oh, how I’d love to sleep

Close my eyes and rest peacefully

Not completely

Just deeply enough to let me be


Oh, how I want to eat

Everything that’s placed in front of me

Not for greed

Just to comfort me and let me be


Oh, If only I could leave

Step outside and breathe

Not deeply

Just enough to feel the breeze, let me be


Oh, I need to scream

Is this what my destiny be?

Not happy

Looking for a way to let anxiety, let me be


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Published by Glenn Thomas