panic attack

did the hoard of
yellow jackets
fill your ear canal
too?

those petite, furry legs
deceivingly quaint
tip toe upon tender skin

till the beat of their ridicule
becomes the march of a war

then the buzz of
anxiety
tickles your stirrups

ever so softly,

like a pianist
who is so shy
he cannot

confront the keys
he places a frozen pinky

upon A sharp
and the hammer
inside merely

rubs its powdered cheek
against the
longing,
yearning, string

then, a
CRESCENDO! )(&)(^#(&^%&^$&#!!!!!
of the gong attacks your
stomach

the conductor has no mercy
as he dictates to the orchestra
threatening them with the
STING of the yellow jacket!

BUZZING IN YOUR EAR
BUZZING IN YOUR EYES
BUZZING IN YOUR SKIN
BUZZING IN YOUR MOUTH

and the orchestra of your anatomy
VIBRATES under the conductors control
you have no say, so surrender yourself

your fingers shake,
your voice- it moves in pitch,
and the dynamics of your senses FORTISSIMO!

until the shock from an atomic bomb
causes the room to go silent,

the trees to char

the sky to hide,

the ocean to weep

and what is left
is but a pool
of honey

sweet, with substance
but devoid of life
the reliable catatonic phase

panic attack

courtneyklein

Joined March 2008

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