No matter what I did,

The ghosts came anyway.

I shut my eyes,

And I heard their voices,

Stuffed my ears,

And I’d be waked,

By their icy tickle,

Phantoms made by,

memories that I,

Desperately want to forget.

And no matter,

How badly I pray,

The ghosts came,

anyway.

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Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.

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