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The BOOGIEman

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Below is the poem entitled The BOOGIEman which was written by poet Jacob Bellville. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The BOOGIEman

I creep in at night,
     When all lights are out.
While you peacefully sleep,
     When no-one’s about.
No stars in the sky,
     No fresh baked bread.

Only you,
     Me,
     And my breath on your neck.

Hush now child, go to sleep,
     For tonight you will dream,
     And I will creep.
Through cracks in your walls,
     Or holes in your floors.
It matters not, I have trained on scores.

I cut my teeth,
     On bedposts,
     And springs.
I sharpened my claws,
     On cradles,
     And dreams.
I perfected this dance,
     Each child,
     Each fright.
I hope to dance with you, child……..
     TONIGHT!!!!

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  1. Date: 10/13/2013 12:50:00 PM
    Jacob This is a very cute and humorous rhyme about a monster all kids know about. You made it funny and laughable. Nice job

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 8:40:00 PM
    Hi Jacob, Congratulations with your "Any Poem Goes" in my contest. It was an honor in hosting this contest once again. Take care and enjoy the up coming Easter Holiday. Goodnight*Always*LINDA

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 10:00:00 AM
    Awesome poem. That's the boogieman all right!

    Bellville Avatar Jacob Bellville
    Date: 3/3/2013 11:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks. My niece and nephew loved it.