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Author Name: Freejohncarter 6 Comments
Date Added: May 10, 2009 13:05:11 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Looking for Monsters
Looking for Monsters
 
Five years old she wakes me.
I grab the torch on a serious monster hunt
We dive under the bed
For eyes that we both dread
Find only forgotten socks
Looking for monsters is thirsty work
We retreat to the kitchen for provisions
Chocolate biscuits and lemonade
We once again resume the hunt
Batteries fading fast
She falls asleep at last
And monsters have to sleep sometime.
 
 
For Aimee x
Author's Notes:
She is all that is good in me.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on May 12, 2009 01:41:29 PM Report
How endearing John--I love this. The last line was especially brilliant! =))

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeSteve on May 11, 2009 12:15:56 PM Report
Well written and enjoyable to read John. 
Comment By: FreeAdri on May 11, 2009 04:36:43 AM Report
This is so cute and beautiful. What a gift to share that memories with your Aimee. It is fantastic.
Love
Adri x

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on May 10, 2009 09:36:58 PM Report

The love comes shining through in this charming piece, John...Those monsters are scary, but they're kinda fun, too...len


Comment By: PremiumLinda Jo on May 10, 2009 02:19:45 PM Report
oh for heaven's sake how could that dear child sleep with chocolate biscuits and sugary lemonade running thru her veins?...making her hyper...  lol  what a brave sweet daddy to hunt monsters in the middle of the night and make forever memories.    this really made me smile. thanks, YF Linda
Comment By: Freenoah count on May 10, 2009 01:54:17 PM Report
Well done and congratulations.




 


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