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Haunted House

We were invited to a house which had a rusty door. We went inside and heard a sound made by the creaky ____________. boar floor store We looked around the living room. We tried to find our host. And there he was — all dressed in white — a very airy _____________. toast roast ghost "Come in," he said and smiled to us. It was a creepy smile. "I hope that you can stay with me, if only for a ________________." while tile file "Please have a seat and stretch your legs right by this cozy fire." We turned around, and on a chair we noticed a ________________ blue tire church spire vampire "I want to introduce to you someone you'll like, I think. His favorite animals are bats. Guess what's his favorite __________?" sink mink drink And on a ragged, dusty couch in an adjacent room we could not help but glimpse a witch and her enormous _______________ . loom broom bloom Her toothless mouth was very wide. She cackled like a bird. It was a horrid, piercing sound — the vilest ever _________________. heard nerd curd Our gracious host then turned around and said: "If you won't sit, then come with me and look inside my lovely viper _______________." mitt pit grit The pit was dank and deep and dark. It made our fingers numb. "I keep the vipers in this place to please my aging _____________ ." drum crumb mum The mummy waved to us, and then a closet opened wide. We saw no clothes; instead there was a skeleton ___________________. collide divide inside Its knuckles cracked; it danced about to music played so well by hunchbacks swinging back and forth on a gigantic ________________. bell well cell. Three headless butchers joined the dance with their three headless wives. They wore no hats, and off their belts there dangled jagged ____________. drives knives hives We thought we'd better go away, when right before our eyes they all threw off their ghoulish suits and screamed to us: "______________!" fat flies surprise blue skies

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Date: 12/24/2019 9:36:00 PM
Such a creative, interactive idea for this poem. Great! :) gw
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Vladimir Tumanov
Date: 12/25/2019 4:33:00 AM
Your remarks are much appreciated, Gershon. Thank you. :)
Date: 12/23/2019 6:44:00 PM
what a clever poem Vlad I love the multiple choice endings too:-) happy Christmas and my best wishes for 2020
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Vladimir Tumanov
Date: 12/24/2019 5:15:00 AM
Thank you so much for your appreciation, Jan, and Happy Holidays to you too :)