Monday, August 21, 2006

going back vs going home


Main Entry: anxious
Part of Speech: adjective 1
Definition: worried
Synonyms: afraid, aghast, antsy*, apprehensive, basket case*, bugged*, butterflies, careful, choked*, clutched*, concerned, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, dreading, fearful, fidgety, fretful, hacked*, hyper*, in suspense*, jittery, jumpy, nervous, nervy, overwrought, restless, scared, shaking, shaky, shivery, shook up*, solicitous, spooked*, strung out*, sweating bullets*, taut, troubled, uneasy, unglued*, unquiet, uptight*, watchful, wired*, wired up, worried sick*, wrecked
Antonyms: assured, at ease, calm, cool, relaxed, unconcerned, unworried

Add to this a soundtrack of typically melancholy/angsty music a la Death Cab For Cutie, Beth Orton, Sarah Blasko and Something For Kate, nights that are memorable for the complete heat-induced void of sleep and the sensation of being slightly removed from everything going on around you, and you'll have some idea of how I'm feeling at this very present moment.
I'll be glad to get to Australia, regardless of the home or back war that's going on in my mind.

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