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There Is a Dark Creature...

There Is a Dark Creature...

There is a dark creature  
Who lives in the hills  
And it hunts, and it hurts  
Doesn't care what it kills  
 
It preys on the weak  
Asserting it's wrath  
On an unsteady victim  
Who gets in it's path  
 
And it ever wants more  
Than the excess it owns  
Stripping the land  
Right down to the bones  
 
It puffs up it's mane  
To better the rest  
And forces on others  
It's sexual zest  
 
Such a hatred for beings  
Not of it's kind!  
A more horrid creature  
Will God never find  
 
There is a dark creature  
That lives in the hills  
And down in the valley  
Behind window sills  
 
There is a dark creature  
Who lives in the mirror  
And he's coming to get you... 
Though he's already here.   
 

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A Lonely Journey

Thanks Poet D, 
It was the only 'creature' picture I could find on my computer. LOL. I wish I had a mirror picture, because it's really about the human race(some, not nice people like you), but I didn't have one. 
Thanks a lot, my friend! 
Matthew. 

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A Lonely Journey

NO!! You're wicked nice!! I meant it's about bad people, not nice ones like you! Please don't think that! 
Matthew. 

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A Lonely Journey

Don't scare me like that!! LOL. It's too early in my tenure here for me to be pushing people away! (usually it takes them at least a week to completely despise me. LOL). 
Thanks! And good one, you got me. 
Matthew. 

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Silent Dreamer

There is a dark creature  
Who lives in the mirror  
And he's coming to get you... 
Though he's already here.

Amazingly portrayed! Loved this (hauntingly) fantastic piece👏🏽👏🏽

(a bit scared to look in the mirror now😂) 

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A Lonely Journey

Silent One, 
What if I just start out with the words 'Dear Nicest Person Ever'? prior to replying to your comments? Will that suffice? 
Thank you so much for the kind words. I really don't think of myself as poetic, so it's really nice to hear. And you're a fantastic writer. 
Have a great Easter! 
Matthew. 

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Silent Dreamer

Aww! You’re way too sweet Matthew haha. Oh no, you definitely are! Thank you too for the kind words!!😊 

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A Lonely Journey

PS. If you looked in the mirror, you definitely wouldn't see that 'creature'. 

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Mitsali Fatima

Absolutely loved the way you used the creature as a metaphor for corruption and greed that exists in humanity,
Pretty crafty of you :)

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A Lonely Journey

Mitsali, 
I don't know how I missed your comments, but thank you! You're really nice, and I really appreciate it! I don't trust me writing, so it's really a pleasant thing to receive nice comments from such a gorgeous writer as yourself. 
Thanks again, 

Matthew. 

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