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Resting place of Mary Jane

Mary Jane was barely sixteen
When they locked her away
For talking very strangely
They readily declared that
she had lost her mind
This so called safe keeping place
Turned into her secret grave
Ninety seven years ago
This sad tale played out
Yet this sixteen year old child
still sadly roams in this place
This dark dreaded asylum
still hears her wailing voice
In the silence of the night
You might still catch her sight
Moving from room to room
Lost in an asylum of
Quantum and space

 Nalanti Goosen©2012 
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Copyright © Nalanti Goosen | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 1/20/2016 8:39:00 PM

    NALANTI, I really enjoyed this poem thanks for sharing **SKAT**
  1. Date: 11/29/2012 5:48:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer you today Nalanti. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. I am sorry it is so belated. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 11/22/2012 9:06:00 AM

    this is so sad but I really enjoyed the read. Thanks for posting it, and a happy thanksgiving to you!