Of course they are the ordinary kind
Of monsters. Not the kind that you would find
Beneath your bed. A horror film with one
Of these would gross about a hundred bucks
And only that if people came to see
It by mistake. Mosquitoes twenty feet
In length? Perhaps a quarter inch instead.
An army of marauding army ants
Each bigger than the army’s Sherman tank?
Unfortunately, no. A single ant
Is crawling randomly around the floor.
A little pressure from a finger tip
And he’d be gone. There are no vampires, ghosts,
Or werewolves here. The monsters that surround
Me are completely different. Don’t you see
Them? They are all around me, everywhere!
You needn’t use a microscope or steal
A magnifying glass from Sherlock Holmes.
You don’t believe me? All you have to do
Is look, and you will see them for yourself.