Was That a Bear?
I used to be afraid a bear
Would find a way to creep
into my room and scare me there
while I was fast asleep.
How would the bear end up in there?
How could it get so lost?
And why despair this thing so rare?
But still, I turned and tossed…
I was prepared for bears that scared.
I checked beneath my bed.
I thought perhaps some booby traps
could help me rest my head.
But every night, alone in fright,
I hardly slept a wink.
The scary sight of bearish might
was drawing near, I’d think.
There never could be bears in there.
Oh what a strange concern.
What’s that? I think I hear them slink…
I guess I’ll never learn.
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2 thoughts on “1410 – Bedroom Bear”
Love this poem! It’s so rhythmic and entertaining.
Thank you! I had fun writing this one, though I didn’t start until nearly midnight.