Dakota Ellerton

Rookie (December 23,1993 / Cobourg)

My Little Monster - Poem by Dakota Ellerton

Within my sadness and lonliness,
I dwell on the heartache in my chest.
I can hear the footsteps echo in my mind -
as if they tap against my spine.
My flesh and blood and bones; you grow to the rythme of my pulsing viens.
And alas, if he held my last breath -
he'd also hold yours.
I craddle the thought of your beauty in my arms,
as I wander the endless street to oblivion.
I am obligated to weap and feel sorrow,
at the expense of my happiness.
Eighteen and insignificant,
but to look upon my hands and see wrinkles -
I know I've done this time upon time,
in this life and others.
Beloved and feared,
you are the monster my life will consume -
my eyes will bleed at the tender bitter smile,
you first glance to reflect in my eyes.
You're the imprefection that makes life so beautiful.

Comments about My Little Monster by Dakota Ellerton

  • Connor Whyte (7/10/2012 1:49:00 AM)

    So radiant and powerful I sit back in my chair and read over these words it almost seems like it has two meanings one with love and one with hate this is an incredible piece. You have some serious talent. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/29/2012 9:06:00 PM)

    Just comes down to one word - LOVE (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 2, 2012

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