Shh....there's someone at my
think I'll go peek to see
who's out there in the night
trying to frighten me.
Shh....can you hear them call?
I think they said my name.
Could it be someone I know
playing a silly game?
Shh....did you hear that noise?
It sounded like a creak,
as if my front door opened;
think I'll go take a peek.
Shh....do you see those eyes?
They're looking straight at me.
They glitter in the dark;
wonder what they could be.
Quick....let's put the kettle on,
invite them in for tea,
then maybe they'll be nice
and stop trying to frighten me!
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