Just Jot It January: Ghost

THIS IS  PART  OF  LINDAGHILL’S  JUST JOT IT JANUARY .  Today 29th January the  prompt is Ghost and is  supplied  by ghostmmnc

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Ghost

Dark  the  night  as  the lonely  soul takes  flight

Cold the wind that moans.Huddled together in fright

Caught by  the  night  children out alone on  the  moor

She  watches  their  progress  as  she has  done before.

 

Large  is  the  moon with it’s  silver  grey  light

As it runs  from  the  sun  and her  gold rays so bright.

So bound up  and lost is  she in a hell  all her  own

Yet  still  she  needs  to  guide  those  innocent  children  home.

Wandering ghost  so  sad  what  did  you  do  that  was  so  bad

Maybe  nothing but regret  for the  children  you never had.

Did  you  go  to your grave  you  wishes  undone  and unfulfilled

That  now  you  spend  your time  watching over  innocents and  doing  no  ill.

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15 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lori Carlson
    Jan 29, 2016 @ 12:27:26

    Wonderful poem, Willow! You have quite a way with words and how you put them together so poetically. 🙂

    Reply

  2. jetgirlcos
    Jan 29, 2016 @ 12:31:48

    I like her…nice job, Willow (as usual!) ❤

    Reply

  3. ghostmmnc
    Jan 29, 2016 @ 20:59:37

    Absolutely wonderful, and a bit tragic, but she guides the children now. 🙂 Wonderful descriptions of the night!

    Reply

  4. socialbridge
    Jan 29, 2016 @ 21:48:57

    I wasn’t going to read this before bed as I’m afraid of ghosts. But it certainly took a different turn which is great.
    Sleep tight! xx

    Reply

  5. Kat Myrman
    Jan 30, 2016 @ 00:17:15

    This is beautifully haunting! 😊

    Reply

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