It’s just a house, they said,
they came in, took it all, left a big mess, no harm done.
It’s just stuff, I said,
I don’t even need stuff,
I actually own far too much.
It will go away, she said,
you just have to stay strong,
close your eyes and think positive thoughts.
I can help you sleep, he said,
you just need some magic pills.
They were all so kind
and oh so trying to help,
and oh so keen.
And I was thankful.
So I got home
I closed the door
I clicked it two times
and then three
the door couldn’t be locked enough.
I looked under the bed
Because that’s where monsters hide.
And then I went to the kitchen because
monsters are hungry sometimes (…)
I clutched my blanket so tightly
and listened to the noises
and couldn’t sleep
Because someone came in without permission to do so and
spent two minutes in my safe haven
and took a bit of stuff
but left a lot of mess behind.