It was back.

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Upon my bedroom door.

For the third night in a row.

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My heart beats fast in my chest,

I'm home alone.

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Tiptoeing to the door,

I can feel my pulse quicken.

It beats in rhythm to the knocking.

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I gulp.

I grab the handle.

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I open the door,

Turn on the light.

Silence.


Nothing is there.

I turn off the lights.

I shut the door.

I climb back into bed.

I shut my eyes.

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