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 The Gray Lady poetotoe        (More) 2/16/2019
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 Frozen Tundra  ThaPoeticFire        (More) 1/16/2019
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 Heavens Window KKD ღ The Gold Pen Ghost ღ        (More) 10/31/2018
 ONCE UPON A TIME SNOW WHITE(Free Verse) ladydp2000        (More) 10/29/2018
 Bit My Neck panther811        (More) 10/4/2018
 The Woodlands Aspiring Angel        (More) 10/3/2018
  WHERE WERE MY HANDS? MissSharon        (More) 9/3/2018
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 Sahgur Helm Mario William Vitale        (More) 8/20/2018
 NAZGULS ( Free Verse ) ladydp2000        (More) 8/10/2018
 Children's Dreamland norman        (More) 7/29/2018
 A Warm Spell Klassielassie        (More) 7/27/2018
 The Battle of Ages Bobby Ramon        (More) 7/26/2018
 ANOTHER MAGICAL FAIRYLAND STORY( Story) ladydp2000        (More) 7/11/2018
 Emo B 979 Mario William Vitale        (More) 7/2/2018
 Cheshire Cat Grins ~ ThaPoeticFire        (More) 6/28/2018
 Moonbeams and Magic Klassielassie        (More) 6/23/2018
 Magic Of The Night blueswolf        (More) 6/11/2018
 Naked Zombie And The Telephone Mario William Vitale        (More) 6/1/2018
 Glad I Came panther811        (More) 5/30/2018
 Finally Little Star        (More) 5/25/2018
 Landofplenty olderandbolder        (More) 5/22/2018
 Behold that yellow gold olderandbolder        (More) 5/9/2018
 Bronze And Bone ~ Cyber 1 ThaPoeticFire        (More) 5/4/2018

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The Gray Lady

Across a ghost ships bow, waves of shadows pass by
that haunt me, puzzle me, rampant are gray ghosts.
I sighed as I sighted them, please do you know me?
As cannot I touch you, though I do remember you
be I kidnapped perhaps, aboard this a ghost ship.
Our first day out of Portland, Yarmouth bound
aboard this old ghost ship that sails the oceans.

I must maintain sensibility, as my imagination
runs wild in my mind I fear a gray ghost leads me
my darkest nights gray ghosts with baleful shadows
danced relentlessly on wooden planks above my head.
Ghost waves must I fear, I see through brass portholes
that freely pass before me, above, across my useless limbs
breakthrough iron shackles pinned to a wooden-bulkhead.

I was set free on this ship at sea to sail upon a Gray Lady
that rocked me back to sleep as it waits in my lost dreams.
On this gray ghost treasures to behold, worlds of pleasure
seduced by a ghost ship that has rocked me back to sleep
to sail with pirates and sailors of worth this ocean blue.

Who do I wake, sanely tell and recall these long nights
safe from gray ghosts on waves at sea? I fear no more
that cradled me, rocked back to sleep to dream again
here beside gray shadows in the night. Yes, I dance!

My imagination is definitely and possibly too blame.
I know gray ghosts will dance with you if you dare.
Aboard a ship at sea, I too wait on old gray ghosts
lost at sea where I was told not to dance anymore!

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