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Little Ghost - A short storyThis is nonsense, I scoffed as the woman dragged me by the hand, There is no such thing as a ghost!
Darling, I thought so too. Now be a dear and rid me of it like youre being paid to! She pushed me forward and scuttled away in her tall red heels. Not nearly enough, I thought in silence.
I was a detective- Percy Bramble, to be exact, slightly disappointing heir to the world-renowned Bramble Detective Agency in Saskatoon. The year was 1954, decades before those amateurs tried to investigate in the early nineties. Id been a devout atheist all my life, and I especially didnt believe in ghosts. I mean, what a preposterous idea! At least, I thought so.
I turned the key I had been given by my client- Mrs. Belhart, who was rather young for a widow. Shed been living the high life after her frugal husband, a very successful doctor, died suddenly one night while home alone. Mrs. Belhart agitated me; she was that type who
Crown of ThornsShe wakes up with red staining her pillow
and the taste of blood like iron in her mouth
It stains her teeth and leaks from her lips, and as she
rinses her mouth out, she can’t help thinking that
it’s better than dirt and ashes
it feels like she’s wearing a noose
of broken promises and shattered glass
that tightens around her throat with every day that passes
She nails a smile to her face
and doesn't let herself think the word dying
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