Have you heard the story of the house on Dreary Lane,
number twenty-three, the one with the burnt frame
there once was a family of four;
a father, a mother, and a pair of fraternal twins.
nothing less and nothing more.
Now let it be known, this story is not meant for the faint of heart,
so if you're ready, let us start.
I heard that in that house on Dreary Lane,
There lived a baker who went insane.
He heard voices in the middle of the night,
And saw things that were not in regular sight.
One day he laughed and would not stop,
And set fire to his house and shop.