|I was sitting alone here and heard a rapping sound coming from
upstairs. Thinking that a window or shutter was loose, I started up the
stairs to sort it. I searched all the rooms but could not find anything
being blown about by the howling wind outside.
Still I heard
The sound now seemed to be coming from the attic,
I moved onto the stairs leading to the attic and heard again, as though the sound was guiding me.
Slowly and anxious, I went up the stairs and into the dark attic,
Sure enough, the rapping was coming from the attic. Now frightened, I went further up,
Finally I reached the uppermost area of the attic and went inside.
It's dark and dusty and ,was coming from over in one corner.
I walked, very slowly, toward a big wooden box, , the raps were coming from the box!
With sweat pouring down, I opened the box slowly,
Looking inside, I saw......