Little Has Changed

I'm to go about my business, lose myself
In mundane duties. I've been told I needn't
Fear. The monster's gone. They took
It out. It's been a month since it attacked...
But they put in another beast, and this one's
Wholly in control, so it can kill me several
Ways. "It's not a monster," they assure me.
"It's a proven, docile thing. You won't be
Harmed. You'll be just fine." I say those
Same words to myself as I go on about my
Business. Still, the terror stays.




Poetry by Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Read 91 times
Written on 2017-07-03 at 18:37

dott Save as a bookmark (requires login)
dott Write a comment (requires login)
dott Send as email
dott Print text



Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
Nicely explained. We are never the same after major life events.
2017-07-09


Helen Paquin
Life, it seems, is something to fear.
Well done.
2017-07-04


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
The fear is natural and it doesn't feel any better this way. I think it will take some time. "Little Has Changed," says it all.
Ashe
2017-07-04


ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo! The fear of the known unknown, that stalks, shadows us. We know '' IT '', out there, out of site, out of hear shot! The geat fear of the known un known!
Ken
2017-07-03