He bottled up his worries,
and sealed them in
Put them inside a bottle firmly
Then he thought, suppose they grew
and, expanding with the heat
forced the cork free from the bottle,
those fears and anxieties to reoccupy
It was another worry
to ponder and fret about.
a screw top bottle would have
would have kept them confined
now though, to have that thought
done is done.
The best ideas are, always
Past has always passed.
another thought came to him,
Maybe he could he transfer them,
and screw them up tight
letting them out of the bottle.
letting them escape.
Such a risk
Such a worry.
First published by Anomalie, January 2015