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MONSTER

MONSTER Shackles nor chains, can't change what it is..... Never was it, the one hiding under the bed, It was me, tired of it getting inside my head .... I can still feel, the groping at my feet, Pulling me from under the sheet, A victim to your personality Nothing can, uninstall these walls --- Walls of bricks, that can't be taken down On the night, I've learned of your return My bones began to shiver, as they too shudder, remembering every black tinge feeling left behind. Before the bricks, your filth put my innocence into your victim's box Without a voice, I fell with no one to rescue me... Sometimes, I wondered who else had to look into its heinous eyes Nights without security, you crept in' with every morning cry With nowhere to hide, I found myself constantly victimized. Nefarious, at my bedside, how did I manage to survive? Unwanted communication, stole my youthfulness away, So young, yet persistent diabolical stories hide inside Bones turned into a tomb of stones Decayed and withered years, never to be unveiled Some stain will never wear off or be forgotten The monster, I once helped shut down, Soon to return on another bedside, Now, someone else will close their eyes, And hear the monster's whisper, "Shh, don't tell, or else!" And just to think for a moment I felt safe, the air felt different Now, I feel dirty all over again, No one can fix or put the ease back to sleep..... Just as long as it still LIVES' *** #Monsters Living in Our Society #Let's take them down one by one

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 6/6/2020 9:33:00 AM
Another amazing piece from you Linda, great imagery and expression. Hope you're well and keeping safe. Blessings always,Gordon
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Date: 5/25/2020 9:21:00 PM
The raw emotion and pain in your words gave me chills, Linda! I'm hoping I'm going to be reading a new poem from you soon. I was pleasantly surprised by your visit tonight. I also just returned to PS a few days ago. It's A LOT quieter than it used to be...I hope you and your family are safe and well:) xx Rhonda
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Date: 5/25/2020 2:41:00 PM
Welcome back to Poetry Soup Linda! I hope you are well and happy. Blessings, Connie xxoo
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Date: 5/18/2020 1:21:00 AM
I can relate and I will try my best.
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Date: 5/5/2020 5:41:00 AM
WOW
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Date: 3/27/2020 2:14:00 AM
Hey Linda, it has been long. A great poem, I enjoyed reading. Keep them coming my friend. Cheerio!!!!!
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Date: 3/8/2020 9:49:00 AM
Nice to see you back at the soup. Hugs Rick.
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Date: 1/26/2020 7:24:00 AM
I appreciate your honesty! You are a teacher... I find the story incredibly sad but Im glad you are brave enough to share and create something out of it. Something about the first three lines. Those three lines are so creative and humanizing in my perspective. please keep writing.
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Date: 1/7/2020 7:51:00 AM
Dropping by with a hi and a hug. Also Blessingsfor 2020
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Date: 1/1/2020 10:54:00 AM
Dearest Linda, Stopping by to wish you the happiest of times in this New Year! Mark
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Date: 1/1/2020 12:14:00 AM
Nicely written piece and your wording was great. I enjoyed this...! plz keep sharing & writing :)
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Date: 11/12/2019 10:24:00 AM
like your poem linda as ive always said you have great expression I am sorry that you have been hurt usually bullies are bullied them self's its a horrible feeling that a lot of people are still subjected to this hope you are well not been on soup since 2017 as was very ill in hospital hope you are back on here soon David Scott xxx
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Date: 10/29/2019 4:38:00 PM
Well written piece Poet..Always find your writing to be very creative and emotionally driven. Great job my friend, great to see you are still at it. Best Wishes, Jess
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Date: 10/21/2019 2:39:00 AM
Hello you still writing?
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Date: 10/8/2019 5:58:00 PM
"Shs don't tell" tells it all. That all I have to say about that.
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Date: 9/24/2019 7:25:00 AM
A fine write my friend. Let the fiend know he has not completely destroyed you and you are no longer afraid. All bullies are cowards at heart and if we fight them they will go away. they may try to intimidate you at first but when they see the more they try to hurt you the more you will fight they have to give up. See they prey on the helpless for a reason. Great job. God Bless, JB
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Date: 7/17/2019 8:57:00 PM
I think you're write was beautiful Monster made me feel as though, whatever was broken is now restored. I just want to say thank you this poem had made my day.
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Date: 7/2/2019 9:22:00 AM
People walking around with their blank facades or shivering within a smoke-filled bubble surrounding their head. We don’t see in. They can’t see out. O pitiless, remorseless world that daily ignores the death of innocence and suffers the ignoble to prevail. Awaken one day to the beauty and love surrounding you.
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Date: 6/22/2019 6:17:00 AM
Damn PD ur not holding back thats good Loved it keep it up
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Date: 4/17/2019 1:31:00 PM
This monster taken away Linda from poetry soup. We should give our best effort to rescue her from him and hope we will be successful. With love.........//Manmath//
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Date: 4/12/2019 8:23:00 AM
Poetry soup is less tasty without you here.
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Date: 3/30/2019 5:06:00 PM
Hi there... long time no talk This piece blew me away.. so real..so raw.. Thank you for letting us in.
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Date: 3/17/2019 10:16:00 PM
Very cool! Love it!
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Date: 2/9/2019 3:41:00 PM
Wow! writing about real things .... really open our artistic side. Maybe it's the fact that we can't mention these monsters by name. Looking at the date , Did this reach the "Me Too " movement. Or is the monster too big, too strong, too hienuss. There is a judgement day. Guilt protects some and condems others.
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Date: 2/9/2019 1:37:00 PM
There are so many monsters we have to deal with in, our lives; the battles are like this poem but, not all monsters are in dreams. Well penned.
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