fear essay

Topics: Anxiety, Akira Kurosawa, Stairway Pages: 3 (1144 words) Published: October 23, 2014
SCARED OF THE DARK
Have you ever had a fear that makes you so nervous? Are you scared of the dark? Well, I am. I’m so scared of the dark sometimes. I get worried when I’m all alone in the dark. Ever since I was young the night would scared me. When I was younger, I would always make sure to be home before the sun went down. If it was night, I would always be in a well-lit place. If it was quiet and no noise, I felt like spirit is present. My biggest fear is being alone in the dark, because there was these three events that happened to me when I was a kid. It made me so afraid of the dark. For me, not going in to the dark helps me. What if something is actually there waiting for you? Just like the movies, you see all types of monsters. What if something evil was in the dark? But then you chose not to go there. Just being afraid of the dark can help you so, what I’m about to tell you will make you think twice before going or being in a dark room. Three events that happened to me, that made me realize that I’m afraid of the dark were when I saw someone evil in my room, then when I was watching a movie in my cousin’s house, and while I was playing hide and seek with my cousin James. One of the events that occurred to me that made me hate the dark was when I was about 11 year old. I woke up in the middle of the night. As soon as I opened my eyes, I saw a strange man standing at the foot of my bed. I couldn’t see his face, he just stood there and stared at me. I could tell he wasn’t my dad because he was a lot taller and bigger. I didn’t know who he was or what he was doing there. I was completely paralyzed with fear. I just lied there, couldn’t move or scream. He stood there for what seemed like forever then I closed my eyes for like one second. As soon as I opened my eyes, he just disappeared in the dark then, I reached quickly for the switch to put the light on. I turned the light on but nobody was there. I heard footsteps in the hall. I didn’t see where he went...
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