A Vampire Bit My Neck Last Night

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A Vampire Bit My Neck Last Night by Kenn Nesbitt

A vampire bit my neck last night.
And, though it sounds insane,
some zombies chased me down the street
and tried to eat my brain.

A mummy shambledshamble to walk awkwardly, dragging the feet after me.
Godzilla stomped my face.
I nearly I got abductedabduct To kidnap. by
an alien from space.

When Frankenstein attacked me
I escaped, but then almost
got tackled by a skeleton,
a werewolf, and a ghost.

A slimy blob engulfed me.
Then I woke up with a scream.
I’ve never been so overjoyed
to wake up from a dream.

Last night I learned a lesson;
if you want to keep your head,
don’t watch a scary movie
right before you go to bed.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 4

Topics: Cautionary Tale, Dream, Monster Poems, Sleep

Poetic Techniques: Imagery, List Poems, Narrative Poems, Onomatopoeia

 


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