11.15.2013

Ghost In

This ghost in our house
reminds me of you:
Jarring, but comforting.
I wish it would sit,
share a cup of tea,
its cold hand warming
on my thigh,
but instead it just claps
to remind us that it’s here.

#15 of 30 Poems In November to benefit Center for New Americans.

3 comments:

  1. Ghosts may take many forms, and some are not as friendly as they could be.

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  2. does it turn off the light when it claps?

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  3. we should get a clapper and find out!

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