The Nervous Tenants

Word of the Day Challenge: Nervous



Did I check the basement door

a hundred times before

I went up to the attic  last night?


Did I lock the  front door

check the windows


a hundred times before

I walked the halls to my rooms

each night?


I can’t say, I can’t remember

if I checked the locks on the doors

a hundred times before

but I know I should, I know I must

because I hear desperate  voices ask each other all night

” Did you hear that? Did you see that?”

When I haunt my house

each night.





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