Poems and Prose

Anticipation

Heart beats a little faster
A little harder
I can hear it in my ears
Feel it in my chest
It makes me catch my breath

Palms are sweaty
Fists clenched
I struggle to keep my hands still
Tap my fingers on the closet surface
Give them a little shake

Hair stands on end
Causing me to shiver
I rub my arms
Give a little smile
Hope no one notices my jitters

Breathing quickens
I close my eyes trying to relax
I struggle to find the words
My throat is dry
In anticipation

 

mumturnedmom
Prose for Thought

6 thoughts on “Anticipation

  1. Lovely poem and it makes me want to know, what’s next?? What were those words…??
    It’s a lovely build up to the anticipation of the words she’s looking for!
    I’d happily read more to find out…
    #ThePrompt

  2. I’m with the other lady. What’s she trying to say? She smiles, so does that mean it’s good anticipation? Lovely poem which describes anticipation very well X #ThePrompt

    1. Thank you, I’d only ever thought of it as a stand alone, maybe she’ll work her way into something else & we’ll find out what she was waiting for xx

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