Creative Writing: The Nightmare



It all began one day when I was over my friend Susan's house. Her
parents had just left for vacation to Texas, leaving her home by herself. I was
allowed to stay that weekend while her parents were away. Susan and I were
sitting down eating when she got a call from the house where a new family just
moved into. The Smith's had asked her to babysit for them. They said it was
all right if I came too. They wanted us to come over about six that evening.
When we got over there Mrs. Smith introduced her two year old daughter
named Julie to us. Mr. and Mrs. Smith didn't leave right away because they
wanted Julie to get to know us better. Mrs. Smith told Susan and I that Julie
could stay ...

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as they closed the door. We gave her a bottle
and put her down to watch some TV. Then the phone rang and Susan and I looked
at each other, seeing who was going to answer it.
I answered the phone but no one was there. I said hello again, but
still no answer. All I could hear was someone breathing heavily. It was loud,
gasping, and very frightening. I said hello again and heard a faint, masculine
voice. As I began to tremble, the voice whispered, "I'm coming."
All of a sudden the lights went out. Susan, Julie and I let out a loud
shriek. I ran over to Susan and Julie and hid my head. Susan started laughing
and told me it was probably because of the storm outside. We both looked out
the window when a bolt of lighting struck across the sky. Julie began to cry
and we comforted her and told her it would be all right.
Susan was going to go down into the basement to find the fuse box so she
could turn the lights back on. It was time for Julie to go to bed so I grabbed
a ...

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