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In the Graveyard

I remember I roamed on that night - as a sceptic, I thought it was fun, but received such a terrible fright, when I spotted the ghost of the nun. In the midst of the yard was a tomb, and she hovered beside it and wailed, that I sensed her a portent of doom,  and my heart (that was strong) almost failed as I counted the number of souls, and the eyes of those spirits were red. What a stench as they rose from the holes to escape from the house of the dead! I was praying and crying in fear; but by morning I blamed it on beer... written 23rd February for Julia's Ghost contest

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Date: 3/1/2021 9:59:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. A wonderful graveyard story/write. The beer always gets the blame. Have a blessed day writing away.....................
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Date: 3/1/2021 8:10:00 AM
Hahaha! Terror and humour together! Congrats on your win!
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Date: 3/1/2021 7:34:00 AM
teehee Jack! A well-deserved win! Congratulations! Linda
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Date: 3/1/2021 7:00:00 AM
Jack, a big congratulations on your Podium win in Julia's contest, you are always good with these scary themes, well done _Constance
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Date: 3/1/2021 2:53:00 AM
Congratulations for being on my winning list in this contest, Jack.
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Date: 2/26/2021 10:54:00 AM
Now this is an excellent poem Jack, funny and scary all at the same time.
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Date: 2/25/2021 5:48:00 AM
From the depths of a chilly encounter to the effect of chilly beer! Your narratives always entertain, my friend. Regards // paul
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Date: 2/23/2021 2:46:00 PM
Reads like a good contender for sure. Way to go. It kind of drew me in and I read it with speed. Thanks for all the visits. Sara
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Date: 2/23/2021 1:13:00 PM
Very well done!
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Date: 2/23/2021 12:59:00 PM
Oh, this is terrific, Jack! You have always been a terrific storyteller and this one gave me chills. (Love the humor in the last line too.) Best wishes for a big win in the contest! Hugs, Carolyn
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