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what lurks within

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what lurks within

can this be the room where the Ripper was?
Jack the Ripper killed a number of girls
killing ladies of the night without cause
and he gave Scotland Yard greatest more curls

his identity still remains unknown
maybe jack the Ripper wasn’t a man
the name Jack the Ripper is so well known
this room on Osborn Street home to a man

even though his identity not known
a nearby foot print seemed like a huge man
the real Jack the Ripper may not be known
his identity mystery to man

but maybe that room has all the answers
once it is studied by examiners








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  1. Date: 4/13/2013 10:16:00 AM

    Many congrats on your win Robert!

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 8:46:00 PM

    Good write curiosity has me pondering too. J

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 6:18:00 PM

    This was good a poem and history lesson combined. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 6:18:00 PM

    Robert~ Congratulations in Seren's "what lurks within" contest. Always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 5:32:00 PM

    Hi Roberts Congratulations...Seren