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Who are the monsters?
The ones we hear about in stories
Perhaps the vampires and the werewolves
The witches and the warlocks.
Ones who practice magic
Bring the dead back to life.
So days become less tragic
Playing God throughout the night.
Or perhaps it's not the monsters from stories
maybe perhaps just ourselves.
The inner demons we face
not the books on our shelves.
Finding blame within fiction
rather than facing the truth.
Don't want our memories sticking,
because then the monsters become true.
Not just words written on pages,
not just chapters within books.
But more just the faces
behind every look.
The look hidden behind mirrors,
reflecting who we are.
Emphasizing our truths,
each and every scar.