Treasure Island

C.J. Heck

(August 10 / Born in Columbus OH - living in Florida)

The Sandman (Children)


Daddy said to Mom and me,
'Good night, I'm going to bed.
I'm sleepy and the Sandman
has been dancing on my head.'

(I don't think I like this Sandman.
Why'd he do that to my dad?)
and then I asked my mommy,
'Is the Sandman someone bad? '

Mom smiled and said, 'Don't worry.
The Sandman's just pretend.'
...but I'll sleep with one eye open
just in case he comes again.

Submitted: Friday, November 04, 2005

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