Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia

Running scared
Frantic and confused
Through the door
Into another room
Each one disused 
 
Open, close
What does this mean?
Open again
Am I in a maze
or is this a dream?
 
I can’t escape
Windows are locked
Adrenalin pumping
but screams are silent
My voice blocked
 
Anxiety taking hold
I cannot catch my breath
Darkness comes
Swallowing me whole
Suffocating into death
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  11 comments for “Claustrophobia

  1. June 29, 2019 at 10:29 am

    I love it!!!!!

    • Christine Bolton
      June 29, 2019 at 12:09 pm

      Thank you so much! 🙂

  2. June 29, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    Very frightening, Christine….

    • Christine Bolton
      June 29, 2019 at 9:59 pm

      It’s a dream I have sometimes 😧

      • June 30, 2019 at 1:08 am

        More of a nightmare….

      • Christine Bolton
        June 30, 2019 at 8:54 am

        Yes! 🙂

  3. June 29, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    Thankfully, I don’t suffer from too much claustrophobia… my life as a plumber would have been nearly impossible….
    https://ivors20.wordpress.com/2018/11/30/beyond-the-trapdoor-2/

    • Christine Bolton
      June 29, 2019 at 9:58 pm

      I always have a dream where I can’t get out! That picture reminded me of it 🙂🙂💕

      • June 30, 2019 at 12:44 am

        Oh wow, that’s a nightmare 😮

  4. July 2, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    Its a dream but like a mirage, we still see it.

    • Christine Bolton
      July 2, 2019 at 4:08 pm

      Thanks Mike 🙂

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