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Scaring Myself

I tiptoe through the darkness as silent as the night,
My ears attuned to any sound, there’s not a soul in sight;

Goosebumps prickle across my skin as panic washes over me,
I hear the slightest noise ahead and I strain my eyes to see;

My uneasy breathing fogs the air as my heart pounds on in dread,
I stand in the black frozen in fear, my feet have turned to lead;

I shiver uncontrollably as I wait in the dark alone,
Terror grips my heart as I prepare to face the unknown;

I’m poised on the balls of my feet ready to bolt into the night,
Then as I’m getting ready to make a dash, my hubby flips on a light!

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  1. Date: 7/26/2012 6:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Debbie's "Dungeon"contest Tirzah. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 3:13:00 AM
    Tirzah congrats on your win, love it..David

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 10:12:00 AM
    Yours was one of the most interesting to read on this list of winners. I love the funny ones! Congratulations.

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 7:54:00 AM
    congrats Tirzah on a magnificent write and win luv.. truly impressive .. how have u been luv?

  1. Date: 7/19/2012 2:20:00 AM
    Tirzah, it is very nice to see you here.. I have not been much on the soup..only to post once a month and blog like twice a week... anyways ~ I'm liking the ending of your poem... did hubby turn lights on On time?? that is my question to you..very intense if you ask me... thank you..xox~pd

    Conway Avatar Tirzah Conway
    Date: 7/19/2012 9:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It was him that I was hearing and he turned on the light and scared the tar out of me! It was too funny and I had to write about it!
  1. Date: 7/18/2012 11:14:00 PM
    CUTE one. This kind really holds my interest, Tirzah. you have the KNACK.