There we were lying on the basement floor, all lights out except for that flicker of light coming from the television in front of us. I laid there with a pillow in front of my face, to hide when I needed to. Which I still do to this day! Looking around at every noise I heard; imagining this creature lurking around somewhere down there with us. I wanted to stop watching, but I think I was so horror stricken, I couldn’t take my eyes off the television. I was all of 9 or 10 when I watched this horror movie, the nightmares already forming in my mind. When you’re young your mind goes everywhere, scaring yourself silly. As the movie ended, I could only think of what happened to Georgie. My life changed after that moment, I stared at the bathroom sink every time I went to the bathroom, stood as far away from the shower drain as I could and slept with lights on for weeks.
All I could hear in my head when I looked in the bathroom was his voice coming from the sink and the blood coming out of the faucet. Pennywise haunted me for years; to this day he and other clowns give me the heebie-jeebies. Hell, I wouldn’t even go near the clown at our local Wal-Mart a couple years ago. When I would close my eyes I would see his face in that gutter, and hear him say “They float. We all float down here” still sends chills down my spine. I could almost tell you anything about that movie I was so horrified. Not that long ago I was driving down a street on a rainy day with my sister and I see a red... [continues]
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