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On a lonely dark night, I was awakened from my sleep. My house was really quiet and you couldn't hear a peep. I heard a mysterious noise coming from the attic. My husband was on a business trip, I was about to panic. I quietly got out of the bed, grabbed a flashlight and a bat, I tiptoed nervously up the stairs; slowly opened the door and saw a rat. I thought he was the culprit, but I turned around and saw a hideous creature. Fear overtook my whole being, darkness concealed his every feature. Then all of a sudden, he moved swiftly, and I felt a piercing in my chest, Was it curtains for me, and was I about to die from an unwanted guest? In the far distance, I heard, "honey wake up." rise and shine, buttercup!

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Date: 10/14/2021 10:06:00 PM
Such an entertaining story you poetically crafted - but I do like the ending, i got a fright as you saw the hideous creature, but all's well that ends well. Wonderful poem dear friend Alexis. Hugs and blessings, Jenny.
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Date: 10/8/2021 11:42:00 AM
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Date: 10/8/2021 7:42:00 AM
Very scary Alexis, but a fantastic ending… Belle
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Date: 10/8/2021 1:42:00 AM
We do have these nightmares occasionally. Well written.
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Date: 10/7/2021 6:21:00 PM
Ah, so glad it was a dream, it must have got your heart pumping, Nicely written Alexis
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Date: 10/7/2021 5:26:00 PM
What a relief... I hope you do not have any more nights like that one, Alexis. I enjoyed reading this. Thank you.
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Date: 10/7/2021 3:11:00 PM
Alexis, Your story captivated me from start to finish and was well penned. What a relief to wake up from a nightmare! I hope you get a good night's sleep!
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Date: 10/7/2021 3:08:00 PM
gosh so glad it was only a dream thanks for the spooky storyline:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 10/7/2021 2:54:00 PM
Alexis, fabulous story in rhyme form Gojng and into my Favs, bravo on this one! PNgie
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Date: 10/7/2021 7:16:00 PM
Hi Pangie, Thank you so much for such a comment, and the fav. Have a wonderful evening:-) Alexis
Date: 10/7/2021 2:11:00 PM
I like the turn in the ending, Alexis. Your story kept my attention from start to finish. Cleverly done.
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Date: 10/7/2021 1:50:00 PM
Delightful "buttercup!" You really had me going with your well told spinning of this yarn! Scary and whimsical all at the same time Alexis. So glad this was only a dream! Blessings of sweet dreams to you!
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