A knot in my stomach
a lump in my throat
it’s hard to swallow, sometimes.
those moments that cause so
much anxiety. When you have
the talk you’ve been putting off.
the day you anticipate the news
you’ve been waiting for.
the moment before the surgery. Or
When you find out you’re moving
across the pond to fulfill a dream.
then it gets twisted, like spaghetti being
coiled around the fork.
what you want isn’t always what it
seems to be. Be careful that you don’t
get twisted in the chaos that
lurks, the twisted monster that
wants to see you fail. The twisted creature
that tries to break you. Twisted and coiled like a snake in the grass.
always remember that the grass gets cut down, too.
that abomination tried to get me twisted.
but I took the mower and the blades,
well, you know what they do!
never let anyone try and twist you.