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My Monsters

July 15, 2015
By KatalyticReaction GOLD, Frisco, Texas
KatalyticReaction GOLD, Frisco, Texas
17 articles 1 photo 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We need more completely sane people doing completely crazy things.” -Hank Green

My monsters thought
the bed was too creaky
and the closet too humid

So they took residence
inside of my heart
inside of my brain
inside of my

I guess they thought
it was just dark enough
just dry enough
just cold enough
in here
to be
just right.

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Beila BRONZE said...
on Jul. 21 2015 at 3:18 am
Beila BRONZE, Palo Alto, California
3 articles 0 photos 519 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." -Mark Twain

Your words give me chills. I love the line breaks and the repetitive patterns that give this poem its character. Succint is enough here to convey the depth of your meaning.