In My Room (poem)

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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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Yikes! Very interesting with a sudden "death" ending . . . In His Love, Faith Reaper


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wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

Great work. Hope I can sleep tonight!


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Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

Creepy and Awesome!!!!


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picklesandrufus 4 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

Intriguing and spooky...as I now try to go to sleep!


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

There are 3 words that can replace ...


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Mh -

... wife as she returned from the bathroom after taking off her make-up....the horror of it all!

Sorry, it's a personality flaw I have. Versatility is the spice of life and you're getting spicier with each offering! Great Job, my friend! Awesome!


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dghbrh 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

Gosh..............thank God here it is day start now....though I don fear ghosts and all.(yes..true).....but your this poem has such a chilling effect to it,,,,ummmm hope you getting me as I am exactly can not describe it. You are getting really kind of more chilling, icy, interestingly captivating etc etc ( rcrmple has already said spicier above) with every new poem.

Thanks for sharing this one....I hope you have something to post during the day somethings happier....will wait for sure.

Votes....shares:-)


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Rosemay50 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Love this, you know Halloween is just around the corner so expecting a spooky one for that :)

Laughing at rcrumple's comment :)

Awesome and suspenseful (is that a word?)


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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Mh,

Awesome job here buddy! Suspenseful and captivating!


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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

That music video and poem was scary!


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

Under the covers, that's where I'm going! Yikes! Great poem.

Voted up.


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midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

Scary, scary, Hatter. We'll be celebrating the month of the Hungry Ghosts in Singapore starting tomorrow. This is one for the occasion!


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

This poem can either be scary or funny


Janhorner 4 years ago

I have many a dream where I think someone or thing is in my bedroom. I then fight to stay awake terrified I will go back into the ghostly dream...then I get mad and say, "alright bring it on," and whatever is gone and I sleep soundly!

Brilliant poem, and yes you can take it either way!

Jan


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

I read it twice and didn't find it funny, but i did find it scary..BOO..HA..Another great poem..


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

Brilliant work Mhatter. Song choice was perfect as well. Voted up, awesome, and interesting


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travmaj 4 years ago from australia

So intriguing - I can't decide - any more clues on the elusive three words?


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

insert the word life or knife the poem is scary

insert the word wife the poem is hilarious


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travmaj 4 years ago from australia

Doh! Thank you - well done.


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Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

Passing of what...of what... Now I'll be thinking of that for a while. Very intriguing poem.


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ImKarn23 4 years ago

BOO!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

This reminded me of one of those heart pounding scenes in the movie The Haunting. lol


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

I like the feel of this...it encourages one to use one's own mind.


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stars439 4 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

The inevitability of facing ones on last fears must be a trying circumstance. GBY. Interesting hub.


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coffeegginmyrice 4 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

I just felt goosebumps on me at the end of the poem that wasn't there. Cleverly done!

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