The Banker's Niece

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Friday, 27 May 2011

Another pome

The Monster in the Attic

I wake at night
And think of you
My other self
My Mr Hyde.

Like Dorian Gray
I present to the world
An incomplete version
Of myself.

But in the attic
The monster grows.

And one day, I hope,
He’ll come down

And set me free.


  1. another lovely one.. it's now a few moments after I read it I realise that the word 'brilliant' is hanging there in the air nearby, and it must have been me who said it as I'm alone in the room.

  2. Nina, thank you. (Follower business sorted.)Best, B