On Feelings—A Less Welcomed One

Anxiety is comingso there’s work to do.Journal, pray, read—stay busy, stay still,breathe and don’t exhaleuntil your throat catches the air. Diffuse wintergreen.Make chamomile tea, andmake yourself sweat, butpreferably not in that order.Let yourself stand in lineat Chipotle. Say yesto extra guacamole.Call your friendand talk about nothingbecause you can’t reallyname why your ribskeep clawing so tight. Tears […]