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Paranoia

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Paranoia

I can feel them looking through the window
Like invading stalkers in the shadows of the still

I scamper to the floor like a scavenger hunting for winter's food
If they find me, I do not want to be seduced into their world

As I try not to penetrate the silence, I am startled by a stumble
The sudden noise summons me to investigate, so I move towards the window

It is ridiculous..there is nothing to be seen
As if lightening follows thunder, I crash back to the floor 

I slowly make it to my room
Just thinking of what happened before

Like a badger digging a hole, I scurry into bed
Eyelids heavy, sleep upon me falls, shadows envelope me after all

Morning ascends while fresh flowers I admire 
Yet, all things beautiful will once again retire......


Holly P. Moore
October 15, 2012

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  1. Date: 11/29/2012 11:24:00 AM
    A very belated congratulations in this Fear contest Holly. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 11:30:00 AM
    Holly, Congratulations with your thought provoking poem In Tanya's "What's Your Fear?" contest. Have yourself a nice sweet day.. always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 1:25:00 PM
    Reminds me of the song. I always feel like someone's watching me. You wrote superbly on it!! Congrats.

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 11:26:00 PM
    Congratulations on your smashing win xx

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 10:58:00 PM
    Great write. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 10:41:00 PM
    CONGRATS HOLLY ON A BRILLIANT WRITE AND WIN LUV FOR FEAR THEME ..

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 9:43:00 PM
    congrats on your win cory

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 1:51:00 PM
    You have shown us emotioons, but not the cause. In the third couplet, it seems like there is a word missing "so i towards the window" - did you men look, turn, move? Otherwise, a good poem.

    Grisetti Avatar Joann Grisetti
    Date: 10/12/2012 1:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Maybe I am just off today.
  1. Date: 10/12/2012 4:42:00 AM
    Holly things that go bump in the night, imagination runs riot, then a breath of fresh air until the eve once more...David soup mail soon...

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 1:03:00 AM
    Scary write:)well written