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Ghostly Lovers

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Ghostly Lovers

I wasn't about ghost goblins or Ghouls
I thought Halloween was for kids and fools

Then one October much to my surprise
I watched from a gravesite a spirit rise

He came towards me my body just froze.
He flowed into my mouth down to my toes.

I could hear his voice from inside my head
He said this is the evening of the undead

Just Twenty-Four hours to meet his love
Heading to lovers point high up above

Many years ago, he jumped to Death
Distraught by the loss of sweet Mary Beth

I could not resist we went where he went
Towards a beauty a gift heaven sent

Long auburn hair and a pretty smile
So very close yet more than a mile

My heart started beating, sweat on my brow
His feelings of passion my mind cried out wow

Before I could touch her he went his way
They flew off together their time to play



Happy Halloween to Lovers.

By: Richard Lamoureux 

For Russell's Everything Halloween Contest
Written October 12th 2013







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  1. Date: 10/18/2013 11:08:00 AM

    Poke! :D

  1. Date: 10/18/2013 10:02:00 AM

    Enjoyed to read this one, really an imaginative one Rick :) wishing you a great day there :), I'm still looking for an inspiration to write, my brain locked out of rust :p hug, Yanny

    Widjanarko Avatar Yanny Widjanarko Date: 10/18/2013 11:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Missed you too Rick :D check my latest poem, I've got inspired by Leonora's contest, looking forward for your comment :D hug, Yanny
    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/18/2013 10:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Good morning Sunshine! So nice to hear from you. Thanks for visiting I have missed you.
  1. Date: 10/18/2013 1:24:00 AM

    Really enjoyed the uniqueness of this. So many great images. A twist on love in a Halloween theme. Good one

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/18/2013 8:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks so much Karen, so nice to have a visit from you.
  1. Date: 10/15/2013 9:43:00 AM

    The power of love and passion from beyond the grave....an awesome read and write Rick. I like very much! Hugs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/15/2013 10:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Good morning Cecilia. I'm glad you liked my little poem.
  1. Date: 10/14/2013 4:06:00 PM

    romancing the darker side beautiful piece

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/14/2013 4:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Liam
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 7:47:00 PM

    love this write from you...very unique...good luck in the contest with this gem :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/14/2013 4:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Sandra
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 8:56:00 AM

    Ghostly Lovers!! Creative take on the contest Richard!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/13/2013 9:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Craig.
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 8:43:00 AM

    this one showed a lot of imagination, richard. A fun story.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/13/2013 9:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andrea.
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 8:22:00 AM

    Ghosts and romance, LOVE IT! How've you been? Iv been travelling and checking in here whenever I could. Hope your weekend is going well.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/13/2013 9:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes a house full of company, all is well with my world. Where are you traveling?
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 7:55:00 AM

    Excellent. An interesting write. Enjoyed. Tfs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/13/2013 9:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ravi.
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 7:49:00 AM

    Love it! A romantic ghostly tale. Isn't it wonderful when true love surpasses time to reunite?

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/13/2013 9:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes it is, thanks for your always appreciated and thoughtful visit.
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 12:36:00 AM

    Soup Mail

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 11:57:00 PM

    Richard This is a very creative and well written poem. The reader is taken on a love story through time and eternity. A fun and interesting write. Nice job

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/13/2013 12:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Robin
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 8:34:00 PM

    Hmnnnn, the best Halloween Love Poem in one my dear friend Richard! So love it and enjoyed! Great job here! I was so glad that I dropped by here and got more big smiles. Thank you so much for sharing! Happy happy weekend and Halloween in advance! love lots and big hugs, Leonora

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/13/2013 12:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Leonora, so glad to bring you a smile, hugs Rick.
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 6:41:00 PM

    Yikes........this is one for a twisted love story!! Happy Halloween lovey dovey style!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/12/2013 6:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ;0) thanks.
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 6:01:00 PM

    lots of fun to read. Great work mate =)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/12/2013 6:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Thomas:
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 11:04:00 AM

    deep and interesting twist Richard gl in contest Shadow x smile

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/12/2013 6:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, some good luck can go a long way.
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 9:37:00 AM

    I've never read a halloween poem like this one, about lovers, so sensual... what a treat! :) You're so creative, I love it.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 10/12/2013 6:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I wanted to do something different for the contest. I hope it doesn't backfire on me. It most likely won't be what Russell is looking for. Either way it was a fun one to write.