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Tranquility

a state of calm

or peacefulness

that can be achieved,

I understand,

by reaching a state

of quietness

and serenity.

It has become

a pleasant thought

unbeknownst to me

for many a year.

I spend my life

yoyoing between

chaotic panic and

lessor anxiety

but I never reach

placidity or restfulness.

Is it my fault?

you are right to ask

Maybe,

I chose my career

quite ignorant of how

it would all unfold.

Can I change it?

Possibly,

I could perhaps go back

and restart

but twenty years down the line

it’s quite a challenge.

Would it work anyway?

I don’t believe so

extreme anxiety is now

so completely embedded

in my work ethos

it has become

a way of life

living on the edge

and diving off

just like a lemming,

destined,

to drown in adrenaline.

To much time has passed

it’s too ingrained

to be easily changed.

I…

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Posted March 15, 2019 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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