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Ghost Town

Past thriving settlers stage coaches
old time ruins termites and roaches
cat house fun saloon drinking
broken down internalized economy sinking
sheriff badges gun fighting
blackened glass lantern lighting
general store goods and service
ghostly remnants spooky nervous
horseback mountain men
histories past reflection again and again
bustling miners occasional diners
cobwebs and peeling paint
master gun slinger he's no saint
jailhouse breakouts criminals caught
posse ghost riders remembrance forgot
ranchers and handlers cattle rustling
gamblers window wind once bustling
muddy streets weathered souls
heavenly exhale tumble weed now rolls
echoes rebound and silent ghosts surround

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Submitted by Sparky777 on June 08, 2021

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Brian Oliveri

I had written a large book of poetry that of which I have narrowed down to 175 poems. more…

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