When I was seven years old, I trusted all the sweet words everyone told me. But I've learned that words are like bullets and now I've placed a trampoline inside my heart because the words would jump out and exit.
When I was seven years old, I was scared of monsters when they inhabitated my dreams, and my mom said, "Honey, that was a nightmare". But now I'm a monster myself, and I've noticed that monsters surround me and I don't have to close my eyes to experience a nightmare.
When I was seven years old, I was scared of strangers. My mom said, "Be careful, strangers are dangerous". But I've learned that strangers could be better friends than the people that surround me.
When I was seven years old, I was scared of boys because they had cooties. But now I'm scared of boys because they intoxicate you with lies, and sadness.
When I was seven years old, I trusted the words, "I love you". But now I don't trust them because people seem to not know the definition of those three syllables. I've learned to keep those words quarantined inside my heart than instead of carrying them on my fingertips.
When I was seven years old, I lived in a fairytale but now I've learned that fairytales are fiction, and nightmares are not.