The Arrival

Smoking a Cigarette, she stared at the carcass of an old abandoned pub,

Remembering its bizarre tales, she glimpsed an apparition in nearby shrubs,

A gush of cold wind embraced her face, chilling her spine with an eerie rub…

The street lamps blazed in a gesture forming crosses, with shimmering light bulbs,

She glanced at the descending dark clouds in the sky, consumed with a dark blub…

Her Feet trembled, unable to move, she felt pulled by a deep hollow grub…

Flaming cigarette bud burned her finger, breaking the delusion, ensuring her revival…

The creepy late evening told her. Its time of the year, to accept the spirits arrival…



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