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Sandwich for the Attic Angel

This song is by Cretin and appears on the album Stranger (2014).

The old widow heard noises in her walls. The pest man came and set some traps but caught no rats at all. Yet, now and then she rapped the wall and it knocked back. Now how was that? Maybe John, her husband, came just like she'd always hoped.

Three knocks meant hello. Message from the attic angel! Three knocks, I miss you. Message from the attic angel!

She fixed her makeup, wore that blouse (his favorite from before), and danced around the house. She set a sandwich on a plate. Outlandish! But, he might be hungry. When she checked, the lunch was gone. The radio played their wedding song. Was it a sign?

Three knocks means thank you. Sandwich for the attic angel! Three knocks, I miss you. Sandwich for the attic angel!

Nighttime fell. She woke, alarmed. Draped in cobwebs: the man who'd lived inside her walls. Three knocks called him down. Living with the attic angel! He dragged her up to his nest where the lived unhappily after.