Worries take control of my vulnerable mind,
like mosquitoes colonizing my brain.
The swarm feeds on logical thoughts,
fulfilling their monstrous pleasures.
The parasites bite and suck until
they've made my conscience their home.
My body is under their command. Panic like poison is pumped through my veins
and my breaths come short and sharp
so that it feels as if I'm choking
while drowning in tears that sting
my eyes on a head that aches
and I grip my arms as I scre