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Chapter 5: Ghost

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I stop by  your house today

And decide to hide under your bed

Keeping quiet and low

So you won’t know that I’m here

 

I made these visits a routine now

Because I just can’t let you go yet

Despite my best judgement

I can’t stop being in love with you

 

I can be something special

Something special in your room

Something that you can notice

Something that you ca...

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Interlude

  Quietly, she spoke of tea, toast, the after smell of cigars,
Let us say we met in a room: curtained, peeling, private.
Briefly she consulted the winter afternoon,
Reviewed the deadening, leadening sky.

It was discreetly done.
No presences danced beyond no lifted curtains.
Darkness had silted us away.

Words, like spoons, stirred the air,
slip...

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ROOM HOUSE TELLY WINE

 

ROOM HOUSE TELLY WINE

 

Time stands still in a front room in early ’95.

The telly is on but the sound is off,

All About Eve plays on the stereo,

soft vocal tones and powerful guitar.

The clock says a time but that doesn’t matter

as here it is timeless.

Bev drinks a glass of wine

while I have the rest of the bottle

and a full bottle of Thunderbirds.

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