19 Nov: PA and Q’s Day 19

A Shadow Slips – into the myth of ghosts

It happens.
A visionary tic.

Maybe it’s a memory muscle.
Like knowing the sun is warm.

It happens.
A shiver in your chest.

Maybe it’s my narrow psyche.
Like drowning in shallow water.

It happens.
It’s sharp. It’s flat. A shadow slips.

Maybe a ghost, Mum said.
And I felt someone

over my grave.

These poems/prose are draft versions, written in participation of Miz Quickly’s prompts and Poetic Asides November poem-a-day challenge. The aim: to produce a chapbook for submission. ©Misky 2022 Shared with #amwriting on Twitter. Images are mine, ©Misky, and created using AI-Midjourney.

3 responses to “19 Nov: PA and Q’s Day 19”

  1. This is haunting, Misky. Delightfully so. Love the image, and the poem.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks, De! ❤️


  2. Wow. So spooky. This poem is a spider up the spine. Amazing.


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