Children's Poems and Rhyming Story Just A Regular, Old Boring Night by Adam Bonney - Children's Stories Net


 
 
Children's Stories Net
 
Free  Children's  Stories  by  Leading  Authors
 
  Home     Parents and Teachers     Submit your own Story     Contact Us   Share this Children's Stories Page on Face Book Share this Children's Stories Page on Twitter

 
FREE
Children's Stories

 
  Stories  
 
 Free Story Access 
 
 Children's Stories BLOG 
 
 This Weeks Featured Story 
 
 Sheila Helliwell's Stories 
 
 Elliot's Amazing Adventures 
 
 Robert Parfett's Stories 
 
 Artie Knapp's Stories 
 
Terry Lerdall-Fitterer Stories
 
 Paul Ray's Stories 
 
 Dennyk's Stories 
 
 Stories From Ireland 
 
 New Children's Stories  
 
 Children's Stories 
 
 Poems & Rhyming Stories 
 
 Longer Children's Stories 
 
 Children's Authors 
 
 Author Sheila Helliwell 
 
 Author Linda Farrelly 
 
 Author Joanne Hayle 
 
 Young Writer Awards 
 
 Children's Story Illustrators 
 

 

 
 
Children's Stories Library
 
 Children's Stories Library 
 
 

 
 
The Not So Wise Owl - Children's Rhyming Story Book
 
 The Not So Wise Owl 
 
 

 
 
Elliot's Amazing Adventures Children's Book
 
 Amazing Adventures Book 
 
 

 
 
Sponsor Children's Stories
 
 Sponsor Children's Stories 
 
 
 
 
 
  Poems and Ryhming Stories  
 
Just A Regular, Old Boring Night
 
Reader Star Rating: Children's Story Star Rating
 
Childrens-Stories.net Terms of use: you may view online and freely print a single paper copy of the entire story page for your own personal domestic private use, individual qualified Teachers may also freely print additional paper copies for teaching purposes within their own educational establishment. Any other use is strictly prohibited without prior written consent by letter from us, please see the contact us button above.
 

Once upon a time, on a regular old boring night,
Daddy read me a book and then tucked me in, just a bit too tight.
 
He said goodnight little buddy, and kissed me on the head,
I made him a promise that I would be quiet and stay in bed.
 
I flashed him a smile as he turned and walked away,
He left me alone, but I was still wide awake.
 
I wiggled and squirmed and kicked the blankets off my feet.
I tried to think of a quiet game to play; after all, I had a promise to keep.
 
So silently I played with some of my quiet toys.
I don't have that many, they all make a noise.
 
So I drew some pictures and made sculptures with my play-dough.
Mom and dad would really love these; it's too late to show them today though.
 
Quickly I ran out of quiet things I could do.
Everything else is loud, like my cars and trucks, and transformers too.
 
I could not get to sleep, or even close my eyes.
Nor could I lay still; on this old, boring, no fun night.
 
As my thoughts began to wander, and my consciousness drift,
I felt a big rumble and the house began to shift
 
I opened my eyes and jumped to the floor.
I realized quickly, that I was not at my home anymore
 
I was in a faraway land, a rather dusty place.
There was no sign of home, not even a trace.
 
I saw horses and sheep, and big red barns.
And a small village surrounded by farms.
 
I saw a group of peasants with fear in their eyes.
They all looked friendly, but it seemed that something was not quite right.
 
Before I could ask them what was the matter, I heard a loud ROAR!
So loud I thought my eardrums might shatter!
 
I turned around and looked up toward the sky;
to see the most incredible, but terrifying sight
 
Flying above, the ugliest of creatures;
a DRAGON, with sharp teeth and many scary features.
 
He had scales and spikes, and dark red eyes,
and a forked blue tongue, with teeth of great size.
 
He blew fire and smoke, and set the village ablaze.
He terrorized the townspeople in many frightening ways.
 
The monster had a deviant and menacing look in his eye.
"Please somebody help us!" The villagers all cried.
 
It's the dragon that the people so intensely fear,
and that must be the reason that I have come here.
 
They looked to me to save them from this awful beast.
But I don't know how to slay a dragon, not in the least!
 
But no need to fear; be nervous or scared;
because I am as a boy scout, and always come prepared
 
I looked down at my belt and beheld a shimmering sword.
I had a bow and some arrows, and weapons galore!
 
As I entered the ring, I could hear the crowd sing.
For these are my people, and I am their king!
 
With a knot in my stomach, and a lump in my throat,
I lifted my sword high, and swung my first stroke.
 
The dragon turned his scaly head and sneered:
"It will take more than that if you wish to beat me,
for I am of noble blood, and come from royalty."
 
I turned and grinned and looked my foe in the eyes;
"That doesn't scare me, for you are evil and full of pride!"
 
I ducked as the dragon swung his great big tail;
for I must save my people, I cannot fail.
 
So I grabbed that tail as it swung back around;
and spun him around, around, and around
 
With all of my might, and muscles so strong, I released!
and threw that beast until he was long gone!
 
The people all cheered, and they laughed and they clapped.
For the dragon is gone and they have their home back.
 
I was glad I could help those poor people in need;
It makes me feel happy to do a good deed.
 
Suddenly....I felt a cold breeze and wind at my back.
A storm was approaching, so dark it looked black
 
Soon I was surrounded by dust and debris;
by then it was so dark that I could barely see
 
Then it carried me away with such power and haste;
until I found myself in a familiar place.
 
I was back in my room where it was quiet and dark;
with Mr. Bear and my toys, and all things close to my heart
 
I laid in my bed without making a sound;
but then I rolled over and I fell to the ground
 
Dad opened the door and asked if I was alright.
And I just smiled and said yep;
It's just another regular, old boring night.
 
 
If you enjoyed this story, there are many more in our collection, to register for more Free Stories please click below or click the Free Story Access button top left on this page.
 
  Click Here    to Register for more Free Stories.
 
 
Story Rating   Five Star Children's Story Rating System
 
If you've already registered please rate this story below from your own point of view. Click one of the radio buttons next to a star below and then enter your registered email address. You can only rate each story once.
Children's Story Rating System: GREY - Not Yet Rated Not Yet Rated
Children's Story Rating System: BLUE - You consider the story is OK You consider the story is OK
Children's Story Rating System: RED - You think the story is Good You think the story is Good
Children's Story Rating System: GREEN - You would Recommend the story You would Recommend the story
Children's Story Rating System: GOLD - The story is Outstanding The story is Outstanding
 
Children's Story Rating System - User Email      Enter your Registered Email eg: name@mail.com
 
  click button to rate story
Story star ratings shown (2 to 5 stars) are the average of all rating scores to date, these may not update immediately subject to browser and local cache settings, in some cases it may take a few hours.
 
 
Thanks for your interest and happy reading.

 
 

 

 © designed, created, hosted and managed by   WWW Support Services    (click for info)