Better Monsters

there are colder nights than others,
that unwrap you before the world
leaving you naked and isolated,
unashamed because of emptiness
and the eyeless people around you;

what a wonder that we’d trade unshackled shivering
for warm plague blankets of poisoned false pretense

but we’d rather die in feverish arms
pressing hot sickness against sickness
than in the vacuum of a sterile eternity
disease free and free of dis-ease
as we are better monsters than that…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.