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Your heartbeat races to a thousand miles per second

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Anxiety crawling on your skin

It is not the first time
anxiety crawled on your skin

Your heartbeat races to a thousand miles per second
You feel that you are an alien in the world
You try and try and try
but you cannot get away from the monster

It feels as if you are being eaten alive

People notice; they do nothing
but carry on with their life
doomscrolling on their phone to no end

The only way you can escape from it all
is to leave people behind
sit yourself down
close your eyes and breathe

It would bring you back
and you would blend in with others again
who have secret struggles
of their own
but never tell

Please help to raise funds for an emergency. We can no longer see my grandma.

He has published 14 books through Kindle Direct Publishing

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Charles Edward York trained for many years as an artist and for 5 and a half years as a tenor before wholly committing to writing and poetry. He has published 14 poetry collections on Amazon and Lulu Publishing.

Celeste: You have published 14 books on Amazon. How did it start?

Celeste Tsang

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