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You Know Something Is There

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Below is the poem entitled You Know Something Is There which was written by poet Kelly Deschler. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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You Know Something Is There

You sit in darkness, watching the lightning,
You listen to every clap of thunder,
There could be nothing any more frightening,
But, in your mind you still wonder.

The howling wind blows the curtains,
The falling rain taps your window pane,
There is nothing there, you are certain,
But, an uneasy feeling drives you insane.

Tree branches sway within the breeze,
Their shadows fall along your wall,
You find every explanation with ease,
And convince yourself it's nothing at all.

A black shadow darts in your direction,
There's nothing more menacing than that,
Two eyes are seen with the light reflection,
Suddenly, you realize it's just your cat.

But, then a cold chill races down your spine,
It's not the wind, your window is now closed,
You try to say that everything is fine,
So, what is it, do you suppose.

Listen, something is walking up the stairs,
You can hear it's footsteps on the floor,
All this tension begins to raise your hairs,
Do you dare open your bedroom door.

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  1. Date: 7/11/2014 4:55:00 AM
    Just amazing Kelly! Congrats on big win!

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 7/15/2014 12:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for the nice comments and the kind congrats, as always, Dr. Upma!
  1. Date: 7/10/2014 6:53:00 PM
    Great write and fine win my friend!!! Congrats!!!!!

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 7/15/2014 12:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for the nice comments and the kind congrats, Robert. I do appreciate it, my friend!
  1. Date: 7/10/2014 6:10:00 PM
    Hauntingly scary!! Quick..push the desk against the door! Loved every line, Kelly! So glad this is on the winners' list:) // paul [7 rating]

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 7/13/2014 8:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Will do!...lol....Thank you once again for the great comments, Paul. I'm happy that you liked my poem! :)
  1. Date: 7/10/2014 1:11:00 PM
    I love a good chiller and you have a masterful one here, Kelly. Congrats on a great win!. Hugs.. Arlene

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 7/13/2014 8:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for the great comments, Arlene. I'm so glad that you enjoyed this poem. I love a good chilling story, too! Hugs :)
  1. Date: 7/10/2014 11:19:00 AM
    Kelly, :) Congratulations, on your fine win. Thanks for the support :) Enjoy my latest blog ""A True Friend"" if you'd like.... Love Linda

  1. Date: 12/11/2013 4:28:00 PM
    Kelly Such a hauntingly, creepy, chilling, eerie, and dark write. You send chills through the reader that gets deeper and deeper with each line read. Nice job Thanks for the awesome comment on my Rare And True poem.

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 4:42:00 PM
    Kelly, your poetry gets better and better. You are blossoming into a beautiful poet. This was a wonderful write, thanks for the read...peter.

  1. Date: 10/25/2013 5:25:00 AM
    Suspenseful to the end...... But is this the end?... Kelly, dearest, I have witnessed your growth here on the Soup. I know we commented on each others work on that other site, but you have really blossomed here and you have transformed into a masterful writer. Your writing has added a special flavor to the Soup.... Bless you Darlin'..... Jake

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 4:03:00 PM
    I love the haunting feeling of this. I felt the fright and unease. Great write and fun read, SP <3

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 9:21:00 AM
    Quite scary ending..You set the stage quite well..Enjoyed reading your Halloween season work..I was delighted at your presence at my work.Your comments were uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 8:53:00 AM
    Your poem has a scary tone to it and the rhyming quatrains I thought was amazing. I really like this one from you. Have a wonderful day.

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 10:20:00 AM
    You captured those eerie feelings well. This is why I never watch horror movies :) Captivating

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 10:19:00 AM
    a wonderful piece of writing kelly

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 12:51:00 PM
    This is amazing dear!!!...congratulation in advance.

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 11:30:00 PM
    oh my you left us with a cliff hanger. GOOD one for Halloween.

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 1:23:00 AM
    Very scary and dark, Kelly

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 1:07:00 AM
    I absolutely loved it!