Down Stairs


A little girl was playing
Just like all children do
Her mother called, 
"Come down my darling,
I have something for you."
She then laid down her toys
a good little girl was she
goes skipping down the hall
and thought
"I wonder what it could be?"
quite suddenly a hand appeared
pulled her into the closet
Twas her mother
eyes wide with fear
blood stain on her corset
she covered up her mouth
"Shh!" she said,"don't move."
"Do not go in the kitchen,
I heard the voices too."

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Copyright 2013 HENROXXX
Published on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.     Filed under: "Poetry"


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  • Intoxicating Delirium On Friday, August 2, 2013, Intoxicating Delirium (394)By person wrote:

    So creepily delicious, kids are the creepiest. Awesome poem.

  • A former member wrote: very interesting. dark night creepy and wonderfully open. very effective.

  • Alchemist On Monday, July 15, 2013, Alchemist (860)By person wrote:

    The twist comes so fast but it leaves it's mark. Creepy as hell

  • Ealantair On Sunday, July 14, 2013, Ealantair (131)By person wrote:

    Congratulations, great job.

  • andhaka On Sunday, July 14, 2013, andhaka (205)By person wrote:

    Wow this was totally creepy, and appropriately chilling. You definitely deserved this win. congratulations : )

  • carlosjackal On Sunday, July 14, 2013, carlosjackal (2575)By person wrote:

    The mother..Voices in her head? Is she the real threat? So much left to the imagination and a proper cliffhanger opening.

  • HeadpatSlut On Sunday, July 14, 2013, HeadpatSlut (307)By person wrote:

    Goddamn Henry, amazing. Congratulations on winning the contest, you definitely deserve it with this, I was glued to each line, and I could almost hear those voices myself as I jumped off from the last words, I need to find something to cuddle to ease away the chills that are running up and down my spine, thanks for posting, :) Scholar

  • dwells On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, dwells (5703)By person wrote:

    Wondering why she was called from play and suspect there is blood in the kitchen, and worse. Enigmatic and enthralling, thanks Hen!

  • jeanne elizabeth On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, jeanne elizabeth (77)By person wrote:

    Nicely done but just waiting for more .....

  • TaintedSaffron On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, TaintedSaffron (124)By person wrote:

    Creepy! It's like the beginning of a film I'd like to see. And now I'm inventing the rest of the story by myself! Thanks for the freedom to do that :)

  • Electric-Chair On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Electric-Chair (196)By person wrote:

    love it by the way

  • Electric-Chair On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Electric-Chair (196)By person wrote:

    Just as I got the popcorn its over! you left me hanging :(

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