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we are ghosts in this house

I am a ghost in this house A shadow of the past shapeless moving around you silently. Carefully stepping on the stair steps that don't creak. Sliding along the oak floors. Wearing invisible clothes that don't crease. Wondering constantly for your warmth to come back. Grace me with your presence once more. To be as we were solid unbent perfection. You are a ghost in this house A breeze through the attic window that shimmers the curtains. The cold side of the bed. Wondering awake untill we meet again. We walk circles round one another Our hands never touch Our bodies never meet. I look for you in everything Room to room but no luck You am a ghost in this house You bound up the stairs loudly but never make a sound. I turn as I think I see a shadow. Sitting on our bed with your head in your hands A crying broken man We are ghosts in this house One alive, one dead Moving around one another But forever looking

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Date: 11/25/2014 4:22:00 PM
"Carefully stepping on the stair steps that don't creak. Sliding along the oak floors. Wearing invisible clothes that don't crease." -I love that part. One alive, one dead...brilliance... your poetry is so haunting and leaves me wondering just what I have just read. yes! So glad I decided to read your work today! Always, Laura
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Date: 11/25/2014 4:31:00 PM
I'm glad you took the time for reading them x
Date: 1/16/2014 6:10:00 PM
Nice twist in perspective, little know nothing, very heartfelt, welcome to PoetrySoup.
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Date: 1/17/2014 1:12:00 AM
Thankyou
Date: 1/13/2014 1:07:00 AM
I love Art that approaches Death, awareness, endangered enlightenment Little. There is something so calm, yet sad about this powerful write, alesson for the need of a lesson. J.A.B.
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Date: 1/14/2014 5:21:00 AM
Thankyou this one means a lot to me.
Date: 12/23/2013 7:23:00 PM
Amazing poem!!
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Date: 1/14/2014 5:23:00 AM
Thankyou means a lot
Date: 12/13/2013 1:19:00 PM
i have a ghost also. she haunted me yesterday sweetly.
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Date: 1/14/2014 5:22:00 AM
Thankyou lollipop
Date: 12/11/2013 12:01:00 PM
- Welcome to P-Soup ! - Nice to read your first poem here.:)) - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - (Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours). - My first greeting to you from Norway. - I will come back to read more.... another day :) - oxox / /Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/14/2014 5:21:00 AM
Thanks darling
Date: 12/11/2013 11:54:00 AM
A very gripping write, Hazel ,A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@
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