Old stair

Into darkness
Down they go
Creaky board
Damp stone
Cobwebs, crickets
Old mousie bones
All I fear
Is down those stairs:
The dried mummy leather
That once was a human heart,
Black jar conceals the bright
Shining soul.
An iron bound oak chest
The prison for success

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Withrealtoads.blogspot.com

10 thoughts on “Old stair

  1. Lots of scary or nesting things down there. Always is when it’s DOWN. Most of the ones I have read went UP. This was a fun read, sort of like the storm cellars of the Midwest.
    ..

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