There was the two room apartmentWith a bathroom in the hallWhere the ghost of a blind manCried blues in the nightAnd the hovel with the roofThat leaked when it rainedWhere the phantom of an artistPainted the walls with his tearsAnd the cheaply priced residenceNext door to a churchWhere the spirits of sinnersBegged God for a second chanceAnd the mansion once ownedBy a barren heiressWhere her spectral presenceSang its children to sleep
Richard Schnap is a poet, songwriter and collagist living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His poems have most recently appeared locally, nationally and overseas in a variety of print and online publications.
July 17, 2014
Haunted Houses by Richard Schnap
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