All posts tagged in anxiety

  • December 28, 2017By Michelle Underwood

    A poem about my experiences with my first anxiety attack and how the aftermath felt and the surreal effect that it had on me. Dread That bile rising in your stomach Not fear Dread The thing that makes you not go still but merely go through the motions one by one God I feel like

  • November 9, 2017By Gabrielle Mendoza

    Whether it’s school or family or friends, anxiety can be triggered by a lot of things, especially in teenagers. While you may not be consciously thinking of all your problems and issues that need to be addressed, they probably are stressing you out. Talking about it with someone might help, but for those who prefer to help

  • September 3, 2017By Martina Rexrode

    Ever since the 1950s, when music first became an established profession, music therapy has been found to have had extraordinarily positive effects on its patients. Music therapy (for those who are unfamiliar with it) is a process in which music therapists “work with individuals of all ages to help them communicate, process difficult experiences, and

  • May 21, 2017By Ariel Zedric

    Spoken word is a word-based performance art that focuses on voice inflection along with diction. Recently, there has been a large push for spoken word poetry with YouTube channels like  Button Poetry and a plethora of other recorded performances. Due to the fact the audience can hear the emotion in the presenter’s voice, spoken word is extremely

  • May 15, 2017By Emma Gabel

    At times in my life I’ll go through these anxious spirals, and during such periods it feels as if the world–my existence–is limited to that very moment, that no future awaits me. However, when those times pass, I often look back on them from the comfort of my current state. I realize during those mental

  • May 15, 2017By Elisabeth Schmeissner

    This poem was inspired by the anxiety that plagues me at night. Sometimes I imagine that I can see demons, and I get so terrified I can’t sleep. However, when it becomes too much, I think of poems like this, and the words calm me down.    My dearest, Last night I thought of you