They spoke of monsters
They spoke of demons
Stories and descriptions
Fear and confusion
It will take you without you realizing.
It will rule you without your knowledge.
They told us this again
Until up we grew
And we forgot the words we’d heard.
We gained love
We gained land
We gained life
And we met the monsters of the stories.
We befriended the demons of the tales.
Yet we never knew we were so close.
We never saw much it had