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Don't go outside, little one.
You could fall, you could cry,
You could hurt, you could die.
You'll be chased by the things
that go bump in the night.
Lock the doors, draw the blinds.
They are hiding behind.
You'll be poisoned and stung,
You'll be hanged, you'll be hung.
Keep the cabinets shut,
And stay down from the chairs.
The door wants to catch
little thumbs unawares.
There are beggars and thieves,
There are snakes, there are bees,
There are bites and disease.
I know just how you feel.
You can't not be afraid
when the Boogeyman's real.
With so much to fear out there, I wonder how many of today's children turn to that very Boogeyman for comfort.
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fanfictener Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Intresting it is true though i never was afraid of what others were afraid of
Boogeyman:*comes closer to bed*
Me: (just a little closer)
Me:*sits up in bed**rape face*
saphirefox Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010   General Artist
This makes me think of my mum.
HojoMcOjo Featured By Owner May 20, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
Good point! Least of today's worries is the boogeyman (Unless it's Sylar >w<;)
Ninva Featured By Owner May 13, 2007
"Can't not" was a grammar error. x3

Sorry, I catch these kinds of things.
tafkae Featured By Owner May 14, 2007
:crazy: Don't question the king's grammar!

.... X3 saa, I guess technically it might be, technically...
Ninva Featured By Owner May 14, 2007
I never questioned it. I corrected it. xD
tafkae Featured By Owner May 15, 2007
I reject your laws of grammar and substitute my own. xD
xelona Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2007
It reminds me of an article I read recently, which talked about the difference in percieved safety and actual safety, and how some risks are blown way out of proportion. The example it gave was that less than 100 children are abducted by strangers in the entire US each year, yet most parents fear it enough to not allow their children to play outside. The probability of their fear coming true is so low that it shouldn't be a factor in how they raise their kids, but it is.
oxi-moron Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2007   Digital Artist
OMG my english teacher would love you.

This is so awesome :D
craxy-nights Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2007
I love the meaning behind it.

adexia Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Very good. It's simple but very well-written.
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