Looking Forward to Apathy

Can't wait to feel apathetic 
To forget how sudden, overwhelming
Panic attacks steal my breath
Flashbacks rip away my peace
It feels inescapable but I've
Survived this before, and will
Heal from these wounds, too
Someday I'll get over you

Written for Sammi Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt: Write a poem in exactly 40 words using the word “apathy”


4 Comments Add yours

  1. Sadje says:

    Excellent take Sylvia.

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    1. Thank you Sadje ☺️

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      1. Sadje says:

        My pleasure

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  2. Bill says:

    Me too. I am too worried to be apathetic. 🙂

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