By: Franny Harold
nxiety After Eating Fiber Cereal
She read up on Coronavirus news for the first time in weeks
Convinced herself she has Type 2 Diabetes.
Anxiety After Too Much Sun
She wondered, “Am I tired because I’m sick?”
“Did I forget how to do improv?”
Anxiety After Meeting My New Therapist
She thought, “Her eyebrows are very kind via Zoom.”
“Would she be friends with me if I wasn’t paying?”
Anxiety After My Period Woke Me Up
She thought, “Hair and life are both fleeting.”
Why not lean into them both a little more?
Anxiety After A Phone Call
She realized calling her grandmother with dementia
Getting a car wash was, then and now, a bad choice
Franny Harold is a 27-year-old woman coping with Generalized Anxiety Disorder during a pandemic and turning to poetry for solace. She’s never written poems before. She is a comedian based in Austin, Texas. She has performed in a handful of live shows and independent films, all of which she holds dear to her heart — even the bad ones.