Demons and Monsters

I am trapped.
I am enslaved.
I am imprisoned.
By my demons and monsters.

I am angry at what you have done.
I am fearful of what you might do.
I am panicked at what might happen next.

Beneath these emotions lie my need for validation.
Since I feel like an outsider, I have low self-esteem.
Since I feel uncertain, I am insecure.

Beyond those emotions lie my need for reassurance.
Since I am wanting, you may abandon me.
Since I am trusting, you may betray me.

They poison my mind.
They plague my behavior.
They poison our relationship.

As I face these demons and monsters,
I don't know what to do!
I am confused!
I am scared!

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