I Am There Behind

March 20, 2013
Running inside and bolting the door
Is not going to hide you
Shutting the windows and drawing the curtains
Will not obscure my view
Calling your family and staying your dog
Is all but hopeless too
The best you can do is come out to me
I promise I won’t hurt you

Curling up under pillow and blanket
Will not keep you from me
Turning off the lights and hiding in darkness
Is useless for I can still see
Hopping a plane or a train or a boat
Is ludicrous for I’ll swim from sea to sea
The best you can do is give yourself up
I promise I’ll try not to hurt you

Running and screaming will do no good
And for what reason I know why
Holding a child in defense as a shield
Is funny for it would cry
The police are too scared to try and find me
So why do you even dare?
The best you can do is come to me
I cannot promise anything

No bones will break, no blood will spill
I cannot guarantee
You won’t be scared, I won’t feel bad
It’s all fun for me
When corpses hang and spirits rise
Up from the dead man’s grave
Turn around if you are so brave
I am right behind

When corpses hang and spirits rise
Up from the cursed gold
Turn around if you are so bold
I am there behind

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Hanban12This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 5, 2013 at 6:55 pm
This sent chills running down my spine!! Its creepy in the most elegant way. I love the horror concept and the repetiton of "I am there behind." Wonderful format and rythym!! You have an amazing talent worth reading! :) Keep it up
BrandybuckTook replied...
Aug. 6, 2013 at 5:40 pm
:D Thank you!
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