Abandoned – Ghostly Echoes

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Abandoned – photo by Wild Thing

Peeling paint
Broken panes
Crooked doors 

Ghostly echoes of
Children’s laughter
Shadows on rewind 

Late night
Lamp burning
His brow furrowed 

She gazes at him
In her eyes
Love and tears 

In red ink
FORECLOSED
No way out 

Old pickup
Drives away
No one looks back

Wild Thing ©2016

Abandoned

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8 thoughts on “Abandoned – Ghostly Echoes

  1. Lovely writing/sad story. There are many such houses in rural Ohio. Many more in the large cities. They make you wonder how they came to be abandoned. Many family tragedies, for sure…and in the richest nation on the planet, it never seems right.

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