The Alphabet Song is a scary poem for kids based on The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey.
A is for Amy who fell down the stairs
B is for Basil assautled by bears
C is for Clara who wasted away
D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh
E is for Ernest who choked on a peach
F is for Fanny sucked dry by a leach
G is for George smothered under a rug
H is for Hector done in by a thug
I is for Ida who drowned in a lake
J is for James who took lye by mistake
K is for Kate struck with an axe
L is for Leo who swallowed some tacks
M is for Maud who was swept out to sea
N is for Neville who died of ennui
O is for Olive run through with an awl
P is for Prue trampled flat in a brawl
Q is for Quentin who sank in a mire
R is for Rhoda consumed by a fire
S is for Susan who pershed of fits
T is for Titus who was blown to bits
U is for Una who slipped down a drain
V is for Victor squashed under a train
W is for Winnie embedded in ice
X is for Xerxes devoured by mice
Y is for Yorick whose head was knocked in
Z is for Zillah who drank to much gin
A Gorey Demise
The band Creature Feature based their song “A Gorey Demise” on this. Here are the lyrics:
A is for Amber who drowned in a pool
B is for Billy who was eaten by ghouls
C is for Curt with disease in the brain
D is for Daniel derailed on a train
E is for Eric who is buried alive
F is for Frank was stabbed through the eye
G is for Greg who died in the womb
H is for Heather who was sealed in a tomb
I is for Issac who lost his front brakes
J is for Johnny, was bitten by snakes
K is for Kimmy who was shot in the head
L is for Larry who bled and bled
M is for Marie burned to a crisp
N is for Nick who was pummeled by fists
O is for Olive who lived life too fast
P is for Pat who swallowed some glass
Q is for Quentin who took the wrong trail
R is for Raina who rotted in jail
S is for Stevie who was shot by a bow
T is for Tory who froze in the snow
U is for Urich who was trampled by hooves
V is for Vanessa who fell off a roof
W is for Will who was hit by a car
X is for Xavier who sunk in the tar
Y is Yessy who fell from a plane
Z is for Zack who simply went insane
One word: absurd.
In “The Hunger Games, a character named Titus gets blown up! 0.0
A) my name is ernest
B) I like peaches
ok,, the video is very disturbing…
the poem is about demise of peoples..0.0
The video didn’t make sense at all.
Kate is a common name, believe it or not..
Why am I reading poems?
There not scary
Gorey demise is better…
cool and the video was funny
I can’t help but think of the song of gory demise when I read this XD they both have poeple who died in wierd rhyming ways.
kate, do NOT have an axe near ya!
This was actually really clever:) And Dagibbonzgurl best of luck
MY NAME IS KATE. O_O
Silly Zillah, gin is for grown-ups
its not strange at all.
ok this is strange!