SOMEONE

Someone came knocking

At my wee small door

Someone came knocking

I’m sure sure sure

I listened I opened

I looked to left and right

But nought there was a-stirring

In the still dark night

Only the busy beetle

Tap-tapping on the wall

Only from the forest

The screech-owl’s call

Only the cricket whistling

While the dewdrops fall

So know not who came knocking

At all at all at all

(Written by Walter de la Mare)

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