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Rated: E · Poetry · Supernatural · #1900827
Two boys see and interesting ghost.

Timothy knew he had a curfew
yet he overlooked it that night.
Down by the lake he went to partake
in a Halloween bit of fright.

So with a friend they went to attend
that “vision,” although they had doubt.
Yet by the pier, white-glowing and clear,
it arose and hovered about.

Beckoning bright within the moonlight,
the specter held them in a trance.
And as they stared, the specter then shared
what looked like a light, flashy dance.

It found a way to shimmer and sway,
(two boys were unable to speak).
Thus with a spin it seemed to begin
a samba in ghostly technique.

Then on the dock a bit of ghost-rock
was what the two boys so perceived.
Like Kiss it rocked, and even moon-walked--
would this specter tale be believed?

So as the ghost alit on a post
(in long flowing, ghostly white gown),
it tilted so, and then to and fro,
and sure enough it then got down.

They watched in awe a specter withdraw,
but not before a parting shake.
Both boys maintain its message was plain,
before it was mist on the lake.


[Rhythm: 9-8-9-8] (Lines: 28)
PAD October 29, 2012
Prompt Words:
--curfew
--pier





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