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Closet Eyes

Mom kissed me on the forehead and tucked in my covers.
There is a chill all over me as I look over at the dark closet.
I am afraid…
Swallowing hard, I felt my heart beginning to race.
Alarm bells are going off inside, someone is watching.
I can feel it…
There are eyes looking back at me, I can see them.
I remember the light switch is at the foot of the bed.
I am pondering…
I look briefly at the light switch and then back at the eyes watching me.
Can I turn on that light switch before something jumps out and gets me?
I must prevail…
My muscles are tensing up as I get ready for flight.
I leap at the light switch while reaching for the door knob.
I am safe…
In the living room, I told mom I slipped turning on the light switch.
After using the bathroom, I walked over and closed that closet door.
Lights off…

Written for: Tales From The Dark Side 
Is about as dark as I get

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  1. Date: 5/24/2015 2:33:00 PM

    The author uses good imagery and maintains a dark flow through the whole piece. Emile.
  1. Date: 5/21/2015 2:25:00 PM

    i almost couldn't contain the suspense, ed.. distinctly done--wow!.. huggs
  1. Date: 5/19/2015 8:55:00 PM

    Ed wonderful. For me it was something lurking under the bed. Impressive 7 and thanks for visiting my poem today
  1. Date: 5/19/2015 2:54:00 PM

    Hi Ed Enjoyed this light poetry ( about a dark topic).. words that describe what I remember going through as a child, and went through with both my adult kids when they were younger. Cool poem xx~xx
  1. Date: 5/18/2015 3:27:00 PM

    HI,, Edd, finally seeing it as you requested. I think you can call it free verse. First, Change fell to "feel" Now I want to make another suggestion. Let me take it to Soupmail!!
  1. Date: 5/18/2015 12:34:00 AM

    Oh I am going through something similar in my life right now.

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