|Apprehension (standard:poetry, 97 words)|
|Author: Abhishek Saha||Added: Jan 04 2002||Views/Reads: 1810/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Sometimes there are moments when we are filled with a vague,yet terrifying feeling of apprehension-when reason is overcome by panic and one's subconscious becomes one's worst enemy.This poem is about such moments.|
APPREHENSION Lips trembling, face burning, heart pumping; The forces of id work relentlessly to overthrow reason from this temple- A strange unnatural heat spreads through the body like a spirit freed; Turbulence in the soul, sweat in the brow And vague senses of doom in the ears ring. Manís worst enemy is at work, wrecking vengeance On his conscious; Making me fear- anticipation of something that is perceived to be killing brings with it a poison far more galling than what it seeks to analyze- And makes me shun my most creative tool as greatest foe-my subconscious Tweet
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