Night Noises by Patricia Wrightson

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Who’s there at my window? Who’s that?

Who is walking as soft as a cat

In the dark of the night?

Now it’s gone—the soft paw in the grass

Or the moth-wing that happened to pass.

I have put out the light.

Source: The ABC Book of Australian Poetry: a treasury for young people compiled by Libby Hathorn (ABC Books 2010)

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