Tabisa Yeni | Anxiety

  • Title: Anxiety
  • Subject: Poetry
  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Tabisa Yeni
  • Affiliations: https://tabisayeni.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/anxiety/

Tabisa Yeni from Midrand, South Africa:

I am both an abuse and mental health activist as a result of being a survivor of both since the age of 5. Writing has always been a coping mechanism for me and an emotional outlet. The poem is on my website link.

 

Anxiety:

I had a love Jones that joined me at my joints and joined the dots and puzzled my existence. wait a minute, that’s intense.

My intentions were attended and my tensions released. I felt tense like, Please Don’t tease me, I have just got brutally tortured by a perpetrator, who left my pulse weak and eyes wide open. My wisdom faded and and in came fatigue and fear.

Fell short of the bar that I I had raise, had to eat a Bar one just to reach the level of bar number one. But wait a minute, that was not enough, I found myself at the bar screaming “Double Gin and Tonic” for the double chest pain that I was feeling that left me with my chin down. I thought that the Tonic would heal my ailment but in reality, it just alienated me from all reality.

The reality is, its really lit in my sanity.

Tabisa Yeni

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