I’m such a wuss: not only am I scared of the dark, I’m scared of the imaginary things that pop out of a 7 year old’s head during the day.
Why is this? It’s hardly grounded in fact…. otherwordly encounters have been low on the ground since the ‘old lady’, and I was 3 then so I doubt she’s still hanging around. And yet, this fear prevails…walking up the stairs at night, the last to go to bed, I feel the dark racing up behind me “don’t look back, don’t look back”, and I make it…just, but maybe next time I won’t be so lucky…
I realised today that I need a soundtrack, something to sing loudly when that fear begins to bite, but inspiration is low on the ground. So, for today it will be this and I welcome your recommendations for something better- there’s only so much Ray Parker Junior that one woman can take: