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This is the second puzzle I have written, and am looking for the title of a song...

While sleeping I heard a knock upon my cabin door;

I sat up, gripped by fear at once,
My body turned to stone,
I reached for you - forgetting that
I was sleeping alone.

I though on what I should do,
As I had 'ere the nights before,
I steeled myself and shuddered as
I heard the knock once more.

Could it be you? I wondered,
We parted with such pain-
You left me for distant lands,
Could you be here again?

The door handle rattled,
I darted for the lock,
As the handle turned
I froze in shock!

Perhaps I should have double checked
The bolt, the lock, the keys -
A shadowy figure burst in
And lurched, limping, towards me.

It took a swing and I ducked towards the bed,
I thought about crawling beneath it, lying still, playing dead,
But I am the Final Girl and I will be here for decades long,
I leave you this poem that you may guess my favourite song.

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    $\begingroup$ Reminiscent of Poe's "The Raven". $\endgroup$ – msh210 Mar 12 at 12:39
  • $\begingroup$ @msh210 that's the tone I was going for so it sounded spooky, but it's a red herring - the answer has nothing to do with 'The Raven' or Poe in general. $\endgroup$ – Tonks Mar 12 at 13:11
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It sounds like:

I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

I sat up, gripped by fear at once,

My body turned to stone

At first I was afraid,
I was petrified

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    $\begingroup$ Yes! I knew it sounded familiar! And now it’s stuck in my head.... $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Mar 13 at 2:59
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah, it's stuck in mine too now. I do like @Tonks' version though. $\endgroup$ – ItsPete Mar 13 at 3:01
  • $\begingroup$ @ItsPete you got it! The rest of it does sort-of follow the song but probably could have been better, I'm glad you enjoyed it though. $\endgroup$ – Tonks Mar 13 at 8:06

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