The Thing in the Dark


Last night I was in my bed,
when I felt something tapping on my head.
Then I stood up and looked around,
but I didn't see anything,
I couldn't hear a sound.
I was scared and didn't know what to do
then I saw a shadow,
was it you?
I saw one gleaming eye,
it looked at me,
I started to cry.
Then, all of a sudden,
I heard it growl,
but that was not as frightening
as when it began to howl.
I saw that it had lots of hair.
Nothing was as scary as that thing standing there!
Then I said, "Catch me if you can!"
It was coming towards me,
so I ran.
I never came back after that monster attack,
and I still wonder about the thing in the dark.

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I'm Parker and I'm ten years old. I am a songwriter. Because I love songwriting, I wanted to try poetry. One day at school, my teacher had us write poems. I wrote "The Thing in the Dark." I had a lot of fun writing this poem and I am very proud of it. I hope you like my poem!