a ghost's song

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a ghost's song

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a ghost's song a ghost's song

Poem by: brucek

Genre: Poetry

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Poem by: brucek

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Genre: Poetry

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this poem was written by my 13 yr old daughter, Jane. she saw what i had written for Christian Taylor's poetry contest and she wanted to see if she could write one that met all of the rules.

Summary

this poem was written by my 13 yr old daughter, Jane. she saw what i had written for Christian Taylor's poetry contest and she wanted to see if she could write one that met all of the rules.

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Submitted: November 11, 2011

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Submitted: November 11, 2011

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Was it just wind in the garden, I know not,

For it shone but briefly, like the moon come dusk,

A shining, yet veiled thing,

Trailing its ghostly glow.

From this wispy spirit, came a low, sweet song

Carried by the wind, loud, then gentle,

To my ears, still flesh.

It sang of a sadness, a dream,

A lust for a quick death.

'Twas poetry, sweet song.

But ah, I now realize, this ghost was my sweet,

And died by the hand of its lover.


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