The real monsters.

May 4, 2011
Monsters don’t sleep under your bed, they sleep inside your head.
They lurk in the darkest depths of your subconscious.
They sit there waiting.
Waiting for that song, that thought.

The thing that sends you spiraling down a road of no return.
The road of sorrow, pain, & woe that makes you want to curl up & die.
Makes you want to fall upon your knees & cry.
These aren’t the type of monsters you can run from.

The kind that disappears when you turn on a light or open the closet door.
These monsters are a part of you.
They are you.
& it’s time for you to face your demons.

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drivenbiimusic said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 8:20 pm

i love that you can write amazingly.

this world needs some more people like you.


but i hate to admit that what you wrote about is true.

and now it'll be lurking on my mind forever LOL

ErynChincheck said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 6:03 pm

This is fantastic! keep up the good workk (:


WinterFairy said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 2:18 pm
I can completely relate to this. Only difference for me is that my monsters aren't born in my head; their bred by other people if you know what I mean.
brax34 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 11:39 am
beautiful. perfect in almost every way!
Onyxrose said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 12:06 am
Oh my goodness, this is absolutely perfectly written!!!!! keep up the good work, PLEASE write another!!!! =)
diedeutschBrause replied...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 9:30 am
I know what you mean. Because I have monsters inside of my head, my heart, and my very soul. The one in my soul eats me alive every day and it won't stop till i am nothing.
Piano_Phantom said...
Jun. 4, 2011 at 9:49 pm
So true, and very well done. Great job.
AndySixxLover replied...
Jun. 5, 2011 at 6:45 pm
love it its so true to
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