Dave Hughes: Lullaby

The boogie man is at the door,the evil monkey is crouching in the closet,

the creature is hiding under the bed,

the dark is chasing you out of the basement,

the thing is watching you from the bushes,

the snake is swimming in the toilet,

the rat is scurrying in the walls

the ghost is smelling your breath as you sleep,

the worms are eating your grandma,

the something is slithering in the attic,

the witch is sneaking on the creaky stair,

the fat spider is crunching in the cereal box,

the sister is digging up the pet cemetery

the brother is killing puppies in the garage,

the mother is mixing arsenic brownies ,

the dad is making another family,

and nothing, can protect you honey.

sleep tight, sweet pea, sleep tight.


  1. This definitely reminds me of those Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books. I remember those scaring the crap out of me in school and that’s kinda what this did.

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