As I lie here in my bed
Strange things pop into my head;
Of fairy folk and shadow things,
Of turtle-doves and fluffs of string.
Iâ€™m lying on a bed no more:
My bodyâ€™s leaning on a door!
It opens up, I tumble in,
And what do I see within?
A dozen flowers, a buzzy bee
An elf sitting in a tree.
My toy train comes wizzing through
And Jack in his box pops out too
I blink my eyes and blink again
From one train, it turns to ten!
Ten choo-choos trains chugging down
Railway tracks into town.
I hop in one and take a ride
What do I see as I lean over the side?
Candy canes and Cotton balls
Ice-cream sticks hang from the walls
Suddenly I fall from the train
And fall into an icky drain
Where mice scuttle all around
And bones lie scattered on the ground
Something spooky moves this way
The shadows start to swing and swayâ€¦
Fancy that, what comes near
But old ginger Sam with his ginger beard
Ahoy there! Cries old ginger Sam
Hop aboard and have some Xmas ham!
So saying a boat sails down
The sewer pipes that lead to town
I hop aboard and we have lunch
Happily on mud we crunch
Rocking, rocking to and fro
Whither then, shall we go?
And then Iâ€™m back in my bed
With a pillow â€˜neath my head.
Slowly, slowly, eyelids sweepâ€¦
Until I am fast asleep.
By Spirit Star