Children’s Story: The Elbow

At approximately 12:05 in the AM, 8-year-old Edward woke up to a sound coming from the general vicinity of his right elbow.

The sound went something like this MMMRROOEEEREW!

Edward turned his head opened his right eye and looked to his right and thought nothing of it.

At approximately 12:47 in the AM, Edward woke up to a sound coming from the general vicinity of his right elbow.

The sound went something like this MMMRROOEEEREW!

Edward turned his head opened both eyes and looked to his right, paused and thought nothing of it.

At approximately 1:20 in the AM, Edward woke up to a sound coming from the general vicinity of his right elbow.

The sound went something like this MMMRROOEEEREW!

Edward turned his head opened both eyes and looked to his right, took his right arm from under the sheets and stared at his elbow.  “What am I doing?” He thought to himself, a little embarrassed and he went back to sleep.

At approximately 1:45 in the AM, Edward woke up to a sound coming from the general vicinity of his right elbow.

The sound went something like this MMMRROOEEEREW!

Edward turned his head opened both eyes and looked to his right, took his right arm from under the sheets and stared at his elbow actually looking for some kind of audio noise making device or a mouth……”Stop stop stop” Edward thought to himself and quietly pleaded with his elbow. “I must be dreaming.”  He went back to sleep.

At approximately 2:05 in the AM, Edward woke up to a sound coming from the general vicinity of his right elbow.

The sound went something like this MMMRROOEEEREW!

Edward turned his head opened both eyes and looked to his right, took his right arm from under the sheets and stared at his elbow and started smashing it down on the bed, loudly demanding “WILL YOU PLEASE STOP MAKING THOSE NOISES, I MUST GET TO SLEEP!!!!”

“OWWW, what was that?” said Edward’s Father, who he now recalled had tucked him in to bed that night and was reading to him. Edward’s Father who cannot finish 3 pages of any book before he goes to sleep himself.

“Um, nothing Dad, you must be dreaming.” Edward said.

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