Scary Spring by Gabriela Stephen
Check out this wonderful and surreal horror story by Gabriela Stephen (Year 4) from our St Aloysius class
Spring… it’s back. The lush grass tickles my dangly legs as l trudge forwards. I realize that everyone is inside instead of outside and, basically, I am the only person out here next to my fur babies. I lie down then the bunnies nuzzle their cute elegant faces up to my chest. It feels like home.
The hot sun reflects onto my face. Why isn’t anybody out here?! … I don’t care! I bolt to the cricket stadium and find my seat. My parents are already there! Screeching and cheering for their fav team!! I sit back and let spring roll in !!!…
Normally everyone goes out on picnics to celebrate. But then the lost team would make signs to tell the other team to *** **! Our team won!! We could be going on picnics, catching up with friends on the same team as us!!! (that has won!!), going to the beach and most of all appreciate SPRING!!!! I look at my fav tree to go and read at. “What?” I don’t get it!? It has shrunken to maybe the size of a guitar!! Let me tell you how tall that tree was! About as tall as a skyscraper!!! OMG!! WOW!!! The burrow where the bunnies are is gone! I start erupting with tears it is only my birthday! Oh, Happy Birthday me!! I am going to ask Mum…
“Mum, Dad… where are you? My kitchen! Where are the plates? I scurry to my Ah!! Things are running towards me! Oh NO I do not want that to happen!!! A Front Door is bolting at me as fast as Usain Bolt. All the cutlery is also bolting at me!! As I fall, everything looks over me. I don’t like Spring! It is haunting terror not lovely weather!! A ghastly thought hit me. Were Mum and Dad haunted by these dreadful things.
The Next Day!!
I realize I am missing something… I run downstairs. “Mum, Dad”. I shout louder! “Mum, Dad” It has been another hour: breakdown time I burst into tears. Mum and Dad have vanished. They have died of depression and it is all SPRING’s Fault!! I Hate Spring!
A Week later It has been a while since the Haunting Terror chased me and I am just starting to think that maybe the Haunting Terror actually ate my parents!!!…