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The Monster Hunt
The Monster Hunt
We are looking for the monster
That gave us such a fright
The noise we heard woke me and Sue
We stayed up half the night
We know that there’s no monsters
In the light, during the day
But to keep the beasties out at night
Mom gave us "Monster Spray"
We heard the monster running
Back and forth across the roof
Then a shadow loomed up on the wall
Now we had our proof!
Sue is such a girl … She screamed
But I’m the brave big brother
I didn’t want to panic too
So I ran to get my mother
By the time our mom and dad came in
The monster, he had fled
We checked the closet, toy box too
And under our bunk bed
Sue started spraying "Monster Spray"
To keep the monster out
But I know that he’s lurking
Outside the window … There’s no doubt
So I will go to sleep tonight
And wait till in the morning
I’ll find that monster, wait and see
I’ll sneak up with no warning
I know that he was on the roof
I know that he can run
I know he has big teeth and claws
This won’t be any fun
I’m going monster hunting
When it’s light enough to see
The first place I will have to look
Is in the big oak tree
So here I go, and Sue came too
She’ll just get in the way
On second thought, this might work
She brought the" Monster Spray"
On tippy toes we’re hunting
As quiet as can be
And there beside our window
Is the giant old oak tree
That’s where the monster’s hiding out
It is the perfect place
He can sneak up to our window
With his creepy monster face
"Don’t you dare climb up that tree!"
Mom said, "You’ll break your neck!"
So we shook that tree with all our might
Then we looked up just to check
Can you see it? Can you see it Sue?
Up between the leaves?
The monster … He’s not in our room
He’s hiding in the trees!
The monster stays awake at night
And sleeps for most the day
But he popped right up to look around
When the tree began to sway
I can see the teeth and claws
But I thought he’d be BIG!
Sue can’t see him yet, she said
As she danced an antsy jig
The monster started chattering
And darted up a limb
And Sue gave out a great big squeal
When she got a look at him
She started spraying "Monster Spray"
She is SUCH a girl!
The "Monster Spray" just got him wet
He was just a baby squirrel!
Written by Jackie Clayton
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