“Monster”

When I was little
I saw this movie
about a monster
who lived inside
a giant clay jar.
The monster would
wait for someone
to stand close enough
to the jar so that
he could pull her in
and eat her. That movie
haunted me for years.
Now, standing over
the mouth of a huge
earthenware, I peeked
to see if a monster
there dwells, but I
saw nothing. I heard
only the echoes
of my own breathing.

 

 

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