What is lurking in the night?

I feel its heartbeat there beyond the door
As here I lay imprisoned by my bed
With thoughts of fear now racing through my head
To shout he’s here the one you’re searching for
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It’s then I hear the doorknob slowly turn
I cling to sheets for safety they provide
Another sleep a safer place to hide
A cloud of ifs my mind began to churn
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Is that its footsteps now within my room
Or merely madness my mind has set free
Surprising how long time’s second can be
For coward who runs away from his doom
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So thus I must face the cause of this strife
The last thing I saw was passing of…

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