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door. I checked the lock and got myself a glass of water.
    I felt exhausted. I lay down on the couch, too tired to make it to bed.
    I am not sure how long I slept. I felt someone watching me. With a start, I jumped up, grabbing the heavy ashtray off the coffee table.
    No, no one.
    Outside the window, the shape. I stared.
    It looked like a dog sitting up, it cocked its head to the side.
    He moved slowly, stopping several times to look back at me as I followed him down a tunnel.


Wayne H. W. Wolfson has been published widely, including in Word Riot, The Kit-Kat Review, Poetry Motel, Hobart and Winamop (UK). He lives in Northern California.