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OLWG #34 – Spirits

 Written for OLWG #34


Shhh, listen
do you hear those sounds?
High pitched and
tortured wails,
the hollow sounds of dying.
Now, only poppies.


American Sentence

Sometimes on nights like this I can hear the songs of ghosts in the cotton.

This week’s prompts are only one:

  1. ghosts in the fields

Don’t think! Write!
You have 25 minutes but if it takes longer – just don’t tell anyone.

5 thoughts on “OLWG #34 – Spirits

  1. Both so evocative, especially the first. I make a point of not reading your posts until I have tackled the prompts. Still, it seems we went to similar places.

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  2. Ah, the sounds of nature, natural or not…
    like the almost cricket chirp of some electronics that just started up… that Hubby seems to think is normal. I wonder if it will go away as mysteriously as it appeared?

    Nice poetics. 😉

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