Ghost Story

“I’m not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted hotels. I’m afraid of what real human beings do to other real human beings.” -Walter Jon Williams Pushed to the edgeMy nerves on fireSaid he was sorry–Only meant to scareThen threw me off As I fell, ISaw his open grin Purgatory, awaiting my revenge Haunted him…

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Would you like a balloon, my dear?Come closer, lots to seeDon’t be scared, don’t shed a tearExplore the underworld with me Come closer, lots to seeYour parents won’t be mad at youExplore the underworld with meThere’s nothing else round here to do Your parents won’t be mad at youCome see my sewer circusThere’s nothing else…