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The Divorce MonsterIt's dark. I'm not scared of the dark, but apprehensive of what it could hide. I can't see in the dark, and the world only looks friendly when you can see it look friendly. The digital clock next to me glows one past midnight.
I'm cold and damp. Not to mention scared. I had narrowly escaped to reality from another nightmare, hoof-beats still rattling in my head. Where are my parents? Dad! Mom! Help!
They do. I see him standing in the doorway, a bear of a silhouette casting back the shadows. He looks like them now, the shadows under my bed, but he isn't. He's my dad, he's my savior. Save me, please come hold me and make them go away.
He does. He sits on the bed, strokes my hair and tells me it's all okay. My throat hurts from the screaming, and like a wish he returns with a clear glass in hand. Cool tap water from the bathroom sink soothes my throat like his hands soothe my soul.
I've calmed down now, become sleepy again. I tell him thank you for the water, thank you for keeping the mon
Stranger LoveI am not the sunlit wing-print
splayed out on the bedroom wall.
I am not the dark mass forming
in a corner of an airless hall.
I am not the viscous vengeance
where you sink your spinning wheels.
I am not the leaky bucket
hung up on your wishing well.
You are not my soul mate missing
wandering a winter's night.
You are not the sound of angels
singing by a candle's light.
You are not the rasp of fingers
fumbling with a hasp of steel.
You are not the tattered towel
soaking up the things I feel.
I am the oblivious child,
dancing where the wildflowers are.
You are my unwitting captive
lighting up a jelly jar.
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