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~ Poetry by me ~

 

 

The Old Gallows

Beams jut black against the dusk-sky,
Dead wood old and weather-worn;
Gone the noose, but after nightfall
Shadows dangle in the dark.

Fey is he who fares below it;
High above his hapless head
Ghostly echoes loom in hunger,
Lurkers waiting to be fed.

 

2005 Michaela Macha

 

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