Elle (theroadtoelle) wrote,

I never lied

Bored with my own normality, I've written
a hundred poems from
a hundred points of view.

My flashlight never illuminated
monsters whose pulses bore the rhythm
of my next poetical masterpiece.

I've snatched at prompts with
desperate gratitude, but I never
stole your horrors and rebranded them.
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