A first grade phantasm, by Diddle:
One night on Halloween, it was dark, and everyone was sleeping in their beds. Suddenly they woke up, because ghosts were knocking on all their doors. Everyone was scared to open the door, because… when they did… there… was… a…
They shut the door and breathed really hard, and nobody went back to their beds.
Then a skeleton with a bow and arrow knocked on the door, and tried to shoot everyone, but they attacked the skeleton, and when they did, the bow and arrow turned… to dust.
But it was magic dust, and when they sprinkled it on the house, it made the house fly away. Really far away.
The next Halloween, when it was dark and everyone was sleeping in their beds, they suddenly woke up, because… there… was… a…
Not bad for a 6 year old. Thanks, son.
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