A MESSAGE FROM YOUR IMAGINATION
by Kelly Marino
Hello, here I am again
I've come to steal your breath.
To twist your stomach into knots
And scare you half to death.
My powers cannot reach you
While the daylight brightly hails.
I'll wait 'til darkness takes you
And your wits fly off the rails.
The sun is slipping low
On the horizon of your mind.
I work my magic in the dark;
I'm not here to be kind.
Oh, frightened, fragile creature!
Helpless when the sun departs.
Your mind hears things your eyes can't see,
And terror rules your heart.
Scary witches and deadly ghosts
Are flying through the air.
Through me, your eyes see spooky things
That aren't really there.
At dawn tomorrow, I'll disappear,
And leave your soul to mend.
But when the lights go out once more,
I'll come back to you again.
From sun to sun, go have your fun
But this I guarantee:
Your mind may own the daylight
But your nights belong to me.