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Chris Hadfield - The Darkest Dark

  • Artist: Chris Hadfield
  • Translations: German, Italian, Russian #1, #2, Turkish
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The Darkest Dark

The Darkest Dark...
 
What's that in the corner of my room,
I think it's going to eat me soon
Oh no, that's just my closet door
 
But, what's that rustling, moving, hustling
Creaking noises,
Girls and boys,
I don't want to sleep here anymore
 
In the darkest dark I see a
Scary shark, it's getting nearer
In the darkest dark I hear a
Bark from who knows where, or what, or why
 
Scared here in the darkest dark
I wish this was a sunny park
With slides and swings, and things that were well lit
 
There's aliens around my bed
I pull the sheet up on my head
My nightlight doesn't help one little bit
 
What's that on the floor there in my room
I think it's going to eat me soon
But looking close, I see
That's just my underpants
 
I'm so scared here in the darkest dark
I'm sniffling like a sick aardvark
Whose nose is full of little squirmy ants
 
I'm wide awake and
Knees are shaking
Stomach's aching
I'm not faking
I'm all wet
I think I peed my pants
 
In the window, what's that light there
In the darkest, darkest night there
All the sparkling lights there from
A million tiny suns, and moons, and stars...hmm
 
I can only see the stars
When it is the darkest dark
That's a very important insight
 
Now what's that in the corner of my room
It's moons and stars, and morning soon
Instead of 'bad', I'll say 'good'night
Goodnight
 
Submitted by Ww WwWw Ww on Thu, 05/09/2019 - 05:04
Last edited by MichaelNaMichaelNa on Fri, 06/09/2019 - 22:39
Added in reply to request by Ivan LudenIvan Luden
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