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To Be A Monster

Writer's Digest Poem a Day Challenge, Top Ten Winner for Day 27, 2014

Oct 12, 2014

wumpusTo be a monster
you need a lair
crazy eyes
and sticky hair.
An unhinged mind,
unblinking stare.
Effective monsters
like to lurk
and wait for folks
walking home from work.
Monsters like
the sight of blood
and dragging victims
through the mud.
No one taught them how to play
or right from wrong
or how to pray.
They spend their youth
in school detention,
toothless and old
they get no pension.

Image(s) from Wikimedia Commons

Kimmy Sophia BrownKimmy Sophia Brown has loved humor and music and freedom for as long as she can remember.She is especially passionate about the environment and caring for animals.

She writes the column "From the Back Porch" as well as reviews of music in her column "MusicViews". Her goal in her music reviews is to introduce music she loves to people who may not have heard that particular artist or CD. For information about how to submit a CD for review, click here.

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