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the old woman in the upstairs window

the old woman  in the upstairs window

 

the old woman’s cottage

out in the woods

on a small dirt road

was a mystical place

for the boy and his friends

 

they were told by

other boys that a

ghost lived with her

 

they got a glimpse

of her once when she

went to the well

to draw a bucket

 

she wore a long black dress

and white hair down to her wai...

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Something's Creeping...

Something comes creeping

Through the dark night

I look from my window

But it's just out of sight!

 

Something comes knocking

Knocking at my door

I turn the handle... slowly

But, it's there no more!

 

Something comes crawling

Crawling so slow

Shall I turn to look?

I no longer know!

 

Something is breathing

Under my bed!

I dare not look

'case it ...

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Lonesome Backwoods

In the lonesome backwoods behind our vintage house

We buried our souls deep just to have ghosts around.

 

But phantoms, they startle, howl, scream and weep

Way past their bedtimes because the night doesn’t seep

Into their cavities where they safeguard our souls,

Slick with the glossiest sweats; caskets of gold.

 

And that’s what they’ll ever be-

Fossilized memories,

V...

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Gypsy Rose

the future has ghosts too

queuing up just waiting

we give them substance

by living dying mating

 

sometimes you get hints

they call it premonitions

or that indefinable frisson

whatever the definitions

 

clairvoyant at the seaside

read my palm for sixpence

said I'd wed a gyspy, who

did have a second sense

 

lit me with superstitions

she could read my ...

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