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Ruby

A Little Nightmare Poem

By Sara WilsonPublished about a month ago β€’ 1 min read
Top Story - June 2024

She waits till you're sleeping

safe and warm in your bed

then quietly sneaks inside

Cuz she needs to be fed

Her little blue eyes

can pierce through the dark

Her pearly white teeth

leave barely a mark

She pops out her fangs

Prepped and ready to feed

Then sinks them in deep

taking just what she needs

You won't feel a thing

So there's no need to scream

Her venom keeps you asleep

And you'll be lost in her dream

You wake up still tired

warm and cozy in bed

you might have a headache

maybe you hit your head?

But if ever you wake up

feeling a bit of a fright

And you see little red bumps

That's just Ruby's bite

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Sara Wilson

Lover of the strange and unusual. I write mostly horror or true crime. I occasionally publish other things, but try not to write only for the sake of having content. Feedback is always welcome and appreciated!

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Comments (15)

  • π‘πŒ π’π­π¨πœπ€π­π¨π§3 days ago

    I love this one! This is clever and fun, Sara, and so very well written! Congratulations on the Top Story. It is well-deserved! (Going back for another read!)

  • Congratulations on having your story featured as a top story on Vocal! This is a remarkable achievement, and it's clear why your work has received such recognition. Your storytelling is truly exceptional. The narrative was not only compelling but also beautifully crafted, holding my attention from start to finish. The way you developed the characters and plot was masterful, making the story both engaging and thought-provoking. Your unique voice and perspective shine through, setting your work apart. It’s evident that you poured a lot of passion and effort into this piece, and it has certainly paid off. I look forward to reading more of your incredible stories in the future. Keep up the fantastic work! Best regards, Dr. Jay

  • CHRISTIAN P27 days ago

    Nice poem on Rubby, and congratulations on your top story

  • ROCK 28 days ago

    My rabbit is named Ruby! This was scary! Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Tiffany Gordon 28 days ago

    Dope poem! Congrats on Top Story!!

  • Back to say congratulations on your Top Story! πŸŽ‰πŸ’–πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸ’–πŸŽŠ

  • Andrea Corwin 29 days ago

    Ah, I see it got TS, congratulations!!πŸ₯³

  • Andrea Corwin 29 days ago

    oh yucky, chucky look-alike, creepy! Great job!! Loved the photos/drawings.

  • TahimaAni29 days ago

    nice poem

  • Lamar Wiggins29 days ago

    Ha! Ruby is so cool. So good to see a poem from you. They never disappoint. And congrats on your TS.

  • Margaret Brennan29 days ago

    congratulations on TS. AND THIS IS WHY, EVEN AS A CHILD, I WAS TERRIFIED OF DOLLS!! Now, here I am at 77, and still terrified of dolls. Your poem was hilarious but brought my fear to a new realm. Still love your poem.

  • Paul Stewart29 days ago

    This is excellent. Have so missed your little nightmares, Sara! I have all kinds of mixed feelings about Ruby lol. There was a slight sensual feel to this one - or maybe I'm just a weirdo! Congrats on the big ole Top Story, Ms Wilson! :)

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Oh please ask Ruby to visit me! I especially loved her wings hehehehehe

  • Sweileh 888about a month ago

    Interesting and delicious content, keep posting more now

  • Dana Crandellabout a month ago

    Ah, pretty little Ruby! A beautifully dark poem.

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