I was the shadow at the top of the stairs
I was that cool breeze that turned your blood cold
I was the dark under your bed
nesting in your closet
when you hoped to God you were really alone.
I was there when you reached out into to the darkness
felt along the wall and turned the light on
I was the nothing that night in your room.
I was with you before you fell asleep
I watched your eyes close
I watched your breathing slow
I watched it
Daily Prompt: Mystery