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Banshee

Andy Lyle 1951 (Londonderry)




The Banshee sang its mournful song

Upon the night time air

To take souls to the other world

Who went it didn't care



Whoever heard its dreadful wail

Would be the first to leave

But many more would follow

From the Banshee no reprieve



All the doors around were locked

To keep the people well

But surely as the Banshee knocked

Soon some would be in Hell



Don't walk afar on these dark nights

But if you have to Please……..

Be wary of the Banshee song

As it goes singing through the trees
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Submitted by andylyle1 on August 20, 2014

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