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I turned to anxietyand sat with her awhileI asked what she needed and what she wanted to sayFor a moment, I stopped fightingand embraced her as a part of myself As intrinsic as joy and as necessary as sadness She was quiet and stilland we could hear our beating heartTurning to me she said, I try to protect you and keep you safeBut I feel ignored, belittled, dismissed.I have to fight so hard to be heardThe harder you fight against me, the more the panic rises Notice me. Turn to me. Hear me.I am not a lesser part of you, needing to be vanquished.I am but a part of your whole. Will you see? Will you accept?All the pieces of yourselfNot as good, nor as bad, but simply as YOUWe were quiet and stilland we could hear our beating heartas I whispered,I want to try…… #poetry #anxiety #selfacceptance #allthepartsofme
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Author: Patricia Culley

I'm the ringmaster of my own circus. Just trying to stay one step ahead of the monkeys.

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