Fiction

I have become extremely stressed

I have become extremely stressed,
Always rehearsing to be first
For a simple scansion test.
Professor will be so impressed,
If I master all rhyme and verse.
I have become extremely stressed.

Obsession is hard to suppress.
I will contest, curse and coerce,
For a simple scansion test.

But what does the message express?
Why can’t poets simply converse?
I have become extremely stressed.

I can only guess. (trochaic?)
This foot will be my hearse (iambs?)
For a simple scansion test.

My breast bursts cardiac arrest (I feel distressed, suppressed, unexpressed)
I feel entirely submersed.
I have become extremely (unstressed stressed unstressed) stressed
For a simple scansion test.

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