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The Monster

It's growling,
Hungering for its next meal-- four courses of me
Waiting for me to surrender
Pacing the now weak cage that holds it
Licking its chops with eager excitement

I'm trembling,
Fearing that it will find a way out...
Knowing that I hold the keys to unlock the cage
But wondering if I can keep myself from doing the dreadful task
Understanding the monster will haunt me forever

It snaps,
I jump back—- a small trickle of blood on my hand.
It loves the taste, and his dreadful eyes smile
I am in a terrible predicament
Wanting but being repulsed by the worst thing about me
I don’t want to show it—my FEAR

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  1. Date: 4/20/2010 5:55:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading the poetry you presented to us today Savannah. Thank you for sharing it and may you have a day full of love and inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 3:15:00 PM
    An excellent verse, Savannah...deep..well-written..I enjoyed...goes to my favs. today...Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 2:33:00 PM
    enjoyed yet reads like a nightmare!!

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 12:39:00 PM
    nice one