Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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Ghosts

Rating: 2.7

There are ghosts in the room.
As I sit here alone, from the dark corners there
They come out of the gloom,
And they stand at my side and they lean on my chair.

There's the ghost of a Hope
That lighted my days with a fanciful glow.
In her hand is the rope
That strangled her life out. Hope was slain long ago.

But her ghost comes to-night,
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Shaun Cronick 30 April 2020

There are many struggles in everyday life. The trick is not to lose sight of the good things. Another original and well written poem evoking naked (some negative) thoughts for all.

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