Poem of the Day: (<=apr18), apr2010, all months & poets, (apr20=>)

Poem of the Day: 19 Apr 2010

Childhood

Under
Every
Child’s
Bed
There 
Is
A—

Thing.
Maybe a monster
Maybe a friend
Maybe a friendly monster,
But something.

Something to
Protect you from…
    psst—
     the one in your closet.
But when you grow 
Older,
The monster
(or friend)
Gathers up all his friends
In your closet 
or 
Drawer 
or
Bathroom
or 
Attic
and retires
because adults are just too
boring.
But they come back…
When you need them again.

Dora G. (Middle School, 2009-10) (p#7632)

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