Anxiety is an unanswered text.
A Facebook post with zero likes.
It’s the wait for virtual validation
of our personal value.
It’s the wait for us
to unplug from our phones
and actually speak to each other.
Sam Watermeier lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ever since his mother went into labor with him in a movie theater, he's been growing as a film fanatic, literature lover and journalism junkie. His writing has appeared in Eunoia Review, The Film Yap, NUVO Newsweekly, The Polk Street Review, THiNK Magazine and Midwest Film Journal.