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Ancestor's Ghost

Ancestor's Ghost

Posted April 15th, 2017 by Syafai

by st
in the milky way.

She walks on the sidewalk

And hears her zippers clinging

She sees through fog

And hears her ancestors singing

The fog is not alone,

But it's also her ancestor's ghost.

Their time was up and the death bell was ringing

But that was long ago,

Before she was even alive,

But she still hears her ancestors singing,

She hears the singing, the dancing, the cries.

 

 

 


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It says, "The walks on the

It says, "The walks on the sidewalk," I think you meant "she walks on the sidewalk."

And hey, I think this idea is a good one. A girl in a hooded sweater swaggering down the sidewalk with actual ghost ancestors/her family's history dogging her heels is a fascinating mental image.

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Spero quod via tua est directa et quod tuum onus est levis.

Posted by *Snow* on Sun, 04/16/2017 - 16:29
Oh, I didn't notice that

Oh, I didn't notice that problem x'3

Thank you :)

 

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Posted by hufflepuff *sy* on Sun, 04/16/2017 - 18:03
This was a great poem! The

This was a great poem! The mental image was captivating, as Snow said, and I like the rhyme you used here! :)

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Posted by WindOfTheMaple ... on Fri, 04/21/2017 - 06:55
Thanx!   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Thanx!

 

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Posted by hufflepuff *Sy* on Sat, 04/22/2017 - 13:51

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