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The Mystery
by Birgit and Roger Pratcher
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
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A funny little poem for all the Mystery and Fun Lovers

The Mystery 

I hear a noise, whos there! I shout

And listen, intently, to the smallest sound

No answer, no reply?

Can you at least tell me why?

I start running through the house

This noise wasnt caused by any mouse

Up the stairs and down the stairs

My heart is beating in despairs

I look and seek

In every room I peek

Whos there, whos here

Im scared oh dear, oh dear

The basement door I find unlocked

I pause, I think Im shocked

Should I go or should I stay

What will be crossing there my way?

The fear it grips me tight

My head it spins, not thinking right

The phone I fetch,

Dial 911, for the intruder to catch

I say hello I have a burglar here!

Stay in the line, were busy dear,

Oh no, dont put that line on hold!

Be patient! I am now told.

Oh me, oh my, what shall I do?

All my beer is there, my precious brew!

In the basement, not hidden well

Any burglar will find it, I can tell

I still stand by that cellar door

On my ear the phone, the line seems to roar

Now music plays while Im on hold

Well be right with you I am told

I can not wait for them to act

My nerves by now are wrecked

I need a plan, I need to fight

For my brew to keep is my right!

A shotgun do I have upstairs

So I put my motion in reverse

Retrieve the gun and shells

Watch out you scum, youll hear my bells!

I slam that phone back on the hook

Alone I will fight this crook

Slowly I pry open the door

So afraid, can almost breathe no more

I go down the cellar steps

One by one, dont have a lot of peps

Gun held out in front of me

Give up, you thief, Im warning thee

I find my brew, all safe and sound

No burglar here that I could pound

Just the neighbors cat

Grinning at me, big and fat

That was a nasty scare you beast

But you didnt touch my brew at least

Go home, be gone, get out

I angrily shout and pout.

The cat is gone, the house is quiet

I grab a bottle and call my friend Wyatt

We drink the brew and have some fun

Im calmer now, the scare is gone.


By Birgit and Roger Pratcher

May 2006

Mystery and Fun
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Reviewed by Leslie Bond 12/17/2009
That's a fun one. Les
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 9/27/2006
lol! what our mins will conjure up!
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell 5/9/2006
I enjoyed this one; it was quite fun.
Reviewed by totally anonymous 5/9/2006
lmao cute write
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 5/9/2006
Very fun story/poem, I truly enjoyed the read.
Take care,
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/9/2006
Oh this rocks.....thank you!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Dale Clark 5/9/2006
lol Fortunately the cat doesn't drink. ;)
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 5/9/2006
Fear is a funny thing... once you enter into it it just kinda takes over... reminds me of the stew I got my whole family into, believing I had once heard the floorboards creekin when everyone was accounted for... EVERYONE was up in arms but, again, all we could find was an innocent-looking cat! But during the time that I had got EVERYONE believin my fear, I reckon my mother must have turned grey...!! Jaunty tale which I am pleased to hear resulted in a celebration... any excuse in my book! TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Peter Paton 5/9/2006
Way cool.....
What a relief...lols
At least you can sleep in peace now !!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/9/2006
Thank you for sharing this humorous tale. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/9/2006
Toooooo funny wish you had of called me I would have enjoyed a home brew or two.

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 5/9/2006
Cute, oh, I had fun reading this. Very innovative.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 5/9/2006
What a delightful read with my morning coffee...
love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 5/9/2006
HAHAHA!...LOL!!!!! Birgit and Roger!!!!! This one is so funny!!!!! You've done a wonderful job in building up the suspense, and you've added the comedy part to the story. This one is so well-done and entertaining.

This one also reminds me of my own story in my "Stories" section, entitled, "PARANOIA" which I had written some years ago. You can read that story in here:

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 5/9/2006
Birgit and Roger,

LOL! Too funny! Love it--well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

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