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My Sister's Apparition

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My Sister's Apparition

My parents often spoke of a twin
A sister who had died during birth
Strange hollowness always felt within
In teen years I doubted my self worth

Too shy to interact with my peers
On prom night I drove to Crystal Lake
Streaming down my face were lonely tears
This half of a whole whose legs did shake

From the edge of the bridge I looked down
A fifty-foot plunge, I’d surely die
But beside me in my reflection I found
A pleading form I could not defy

It was my twin, fully grown like me
For the first time I was free of pain
And though she disappeared suddenly
I have never felt lonely again




Written for the Ghost contest

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  1. Date: 6/22/2011 12:04:00 PM
    spooky! congrats on your win in the contest

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 6:02:00 PM
    Eerie! well done write and powerful imagery! Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 8:52:00 AM
    Many congrats on your win in our contest, Diane : ) Carolyn and I loved your poem.

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 4:40:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Carolyn's & Jack's "Ghosts" contest Diane. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 9:29:00 PM
    A ghost story with a very nice ending! congratulations on your fine win.

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 6:04:00 PM
    My congratulations on the win in the contest of carolyn, Diane

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 3:57:00 PM
    A lovely ghost tale. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 3:22:00 PM
    Congrats Diane on your awesome win in the Ghosts contest with this wonderful write.. an awesome and intriguing entry luv..

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 3:19:00 PM
    Congrats...a lovely story...BG

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 3:18:00 PM
    Dear Diane, congratulations on taking third place in the Ghost contest. Jack and I both loved your entry. We judged blindly and there were many good entries that did not place, so those who did should feel very proud. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/17/2011 6:14:00 PM
    Very very touchy and moving expressions of remembrances of the past, Diane

  1. Date: 6/17/2011 3:16:00 PM
    WOw this gave me chillls... excellent write!!! always Michael