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Creative: My Monsters by Peter Clarke

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Silouettes After the Storm by J Swanstrom

“Silhouettes After The Storm (Explored 2-17-’16)” by J Swanstrom (Never enough time…) is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

I was at a loss

when it came to monsters,

nights terrified me

as a child;

the rattle of windows,

the rustle of leaves

from sweeping winds

and their dancing

on my window pane

backlit by street lamps.

I was asthmad so easily

by the toxic fright of it.

In truth, I was as safe

as the house I was in,

built by dad years before;

but early frights created

a never shored up self.


This creative piece was submitted as part of our January Theme: Journey. If you would like to submit your own creative work to aAh! Magazine, please email aAh.Editor@gmail.com, and be sure to check our latest “Letter from the Editors” to find out next month’s theme.

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