Monsters under the bed - a true tale! UNLUCKY MONSTERS BUT LUCKY ME!


Somewhere, out there, in the darkness, the beast lurks and slurps and wishes you would head off to bed, so it can devour your soul, and maybe get a tummy ache.

Awake, awake, staring up at the ceiling, looking under my bed, once twice, maybe three times, but never more than four or five.

Never ever past six times, unless I feel the need to go to seventh to tenth, just to make sure the monsters aren't lurking underneath my bed.

I hear the slurps, the burps, and the grumbles of tummies, multiple monsters underneath my bed, waiting for me to step a toe onto the floor, to devour me, never to be heard from again.

"Go away monsters! Go away!! You scare me! I want to sleep!" I say, shaking my fist at the darkness, the eyes staring at me.

The monsters do not respond, just a gurgle and then a burp.

I pull the covers over my head, as everyone knows, this is the best defense against monsters underneath your bed and in the stillness of the night, I fall asleep.

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Comment by CreekEnd_UK on March 13, 2014 at 4:42pm

I'm with Steve.S + the Texas Chainsaw Dust Bunny is difficult to kill.

Comment by Poor Woman on March 12, 2014 at 11:32pm

Dust monsters! Yuck! Ewww!


Comment by Steve S on March 12, 2014 at 12:18pm

Nothing is more dangerous than baby killer rabbit dust bunnies!

Comment by Jason Giecek on March 11, 2014 at 2:09am

Sometimes!! :D

Comment by Linda Seccaspina on March 10, 2014 at 4:57pm

Does dust count as monsters?

Comment by Jason Giecek on March 8, 2014 at 11:51am

Them shrubs are great places for monsters!! OH NOZE!! :D

And chili has that same effect on me as well, chases everyone out of the room!! ~nodding~ :D

Comment by Steve S on March 8, 2014 at 10:58am

My cats defend the underbed territory.

Now, the monsters in the shrubs below my window, that is a different story.


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