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In a Dark, Dark Room

I lay on my pillow in a dark, dark room Staring out the window from my bed The moon looks like Camembert floating in the sky And I’m sure I seen two witches flying by. One had a broom with black smoke shooting out The other had a pair of training wheels, They were both being followed by their huge black bat And in the naked tree my neighbour’s cat. I crawl to my window stretch my neck and peek about Halloween’s ascended on my street Pumpkins guarding porches with their eyes on fire And my stomach is now turning like a dryer Suddenly behind me comes a scratching sound Chills run down my back, I close my eyes I bite my bottom lip planning my escape route And I quickly grab my bear on my way out. My parents seem startled as I crash into their room I tell them of the horrors I’d endured. Dad lifts me up and mother gently strokes my head And in minutes I’m sleeping snuggled in their bed. Written by Brenda Meier-Hans 09.22.2014 Contest: In a Dark, dark room Pendleton Arkwright

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Date: 9/23/2014 7:54:00 PM
I love, love, love, love this one. You do a little girl better than a real little girl. I can see the whole scene like as if I was watching a reality show. I am adding this to my favs.
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Brenda Meier-Hans
Date: 9/23/2014 11:39:00 PM
Ah, thanks so much Maurice. I'm glad you like it so much. Inside I still am that little girl. That's why it's easy for me to imagine it. ;-).
Date: 9/22/2014 11:48:00 PM
gosh darn, I wish I had thought of this. to make it about a little girl in her bedroom in the dark. So nicely done!!
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Brenda Meier-Hans
Date: 9/23/2014 3:48:00 PM
Thanks Andrea.