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The Beast WithinI looked up at the kids sitting around the adjacent tables. They all seemed so happy, so content with their lives. I on the other hand, let anxiety control my life. It gripped its claws deep within my flesh and took hold of my very being. It was the one to tell me which way to go, what to say and what to do.
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I know what you’re thinking…
You think I’m pathetic; that I should be able to make this beast tremble. Yet, I am the one that cowers at its snarl. I abide by its rules, and I am in no position to disagree.
They looked so carefree, so nonchalant, I often find myself wondering what that blithe optimism tasted like.
I bet it tasted better than this stale turkey sandwich I was munching on.
As I was chewing, ever so lonesomely I might add, one of the kids looked over at me.
Our eyes met.
My beast was rumbling, or perhaps that was my stomach.
Regardless, my inner beast was upset, upset at the fact that I could see this man’s aura flash out