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Black Monster
Omul negru
This is a game suitable to approaching Halloween.

The game is played after the sunset.
The characters are Black Monster, Mother and Children.

Mother talks to Black Monster and both fix an hour (for example x) when Black Monster will come. Children don't know the hour. Black Monster stays apart and Mother calls the Children.

'-Children, children come to dinner!'
-We are afraid of Black Monster'

Black Monster appears in the distance and Children ask:

-Who are you?
-Black Monster.
-What do you eat?
-Man's flesh.
-What do you drink?
-Man's blood.
-What is you pillow?
-Man's skull.'

Then all the Children sing, paying attention to see when Black Monster comes:

'Hour 1 came,
Black Monster isn't here.
Hour 2 came,
Black Monster isn't here,

Hour x came,
Black Monster is here.'

All Children run and Black Monster after them.
Who is caught is the next Black Monster.

They chose another Mother and the game starts from the beginning.

În româneste, doar versurile:

Omul Negru

-Copii, copii veniti la masã.
-Ne e fricã de Omul Negru.

-Ce mãnânci?
-Carne de om.
-Ce bei?
-Sânge de om.
-Pe ce dormi?
-Pe capatana de om?

Ora 1 a sosit,
Omul Negru n-a venit,
Ora 2 a sosit,
Omul Negru n-a venit,

Ora x a sosit,
Omul Negru a venit.



Lia Costiner, 8th grade, St. Anthony's School and
Imanuela Costiner, 9th grade, Charter School
Friends of the Somerville Library
Somerville, MA, USA

Submitted by: Zina Costiner


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