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The Moving Statue – A poem by my daughter, aged 10

My daughter wrote this tonight as part of a homework assignment. I’m fairly impressed. She has a definite leaning towards horror in all of her writing. Warped little thing that she is 🙂

The moving statue

I am the moving statue,

Lifeless in the night when the great pearl of the sky comes to look over us, 

And the sparks of the suns twinkle in the distance,

But by day; a living horror,

Everybody who sees me fears me,

Everybody who doesn’t, will

This I swear.

They have a life,

I used to,

But they killed me,

Burnt me at the stake ‘till i was crisp and black,


I will have revenge on anyone who sees me,


My eyes will flash red,

Ruby red,

I will wave goodbye,

And the words on my stone table will be the last thing they see

“Those who look upon me,

Shalle have done what I had done to me…”

I am the moving statue…

About mattsylvester

Father of two beautiful daughters and married to the beautiful Karen, Matthew has been reading and writing fantasy and science fiction since he first read the Hobbit at the age of 7.


6 thoughts on “The Moving Statue – A poem by my daughter, aged 10

  1. Wow, following in her father’s footsteps maybe?


    Posted by shavenwookiee | June 8, 2014, 8:19 pm
  2. I had to follow ur blog after reading ur daughter’s poem. I’d love to illustrate something like that. 😀


    Posted by Aidana WillowRaven | June 9, 2014, 5:01 pm

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