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Scratchy scattering sounds I'm hearing again
In the dark from above inside the ceiling
Creeping noise that's driving me insane
Goosebumps I am uncontrollably revealing

Shush ! listen it's something crawling
Open eyes spy a pinhole light
Catching spiraling dust that is falling
Obscuring my vision of intruders sight

Blah ! blowing dust away
I heard it disappearing
I'm glad it didn't want to stay
Hope it doesn't plan on returning

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Written on December 05, 2023

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  • karlcfolkes
    Had that experience coming from the rafters of the attic of my old house. Lasted several evenings. Never saw the critters but thought it might have been squirrels. Drove me insane.
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