Monday, January 24, 2011

Poem 69 - A batty night


Queer noises made me get up from my dear sleep
Now Wide Awake I went to the window
From there I saw a strange castle, steep
Near the tall, new big castle I did go

It seemed to be from Rapunzel's story
Only one arched window and that was all
Through the window just darkness I could see
Again came the noise from the castle, tall

Out from the window came a bat's body
But it seemed to have a small fairy's head
It made the queer noise, flew off suddenly
Through the night's darkness it's own way it led

Castle vanished as strangely as it came
Decided to go home, was I there yet?
The castle left marks, no one took the blame
But that night such a strange thing my eyes met
-Gaurang Rao




6 comments:

  1. fascinating tour.

    love the idea of castles, bats...in literature.

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  2. Wonderfully written tale of the night... truly inspirational for other young writers.

    Thank you for posting here.

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  3. Wow, that is so good that I had to look again to be sure it was written by a child. Way to go! Keep writing!!

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  4. Lovely the rhyme was splendid...these fairy got quite the welcome today and because of that we will continue prompts at Monday's Child...thank you for all of your support ...blessings and thank you for such a night as this...bkm

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  5. A very different take and a nice one to read

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