So I took a trip to yellow post
And I bumped into a seemingly innocent ghost
I felt a chill as a turned around,
My first thought being: ‘I hope you don’t drown.’
I looked back at my ghostly friend
And asked him: ‘Is this the end?’
He looks at me with his empty eyes
And says: ‘It’s time to say goodbye.
Far away from this madness,
You may just find some happiness.’
Having faith, I take my last breath
With which I embrace my serene death.
My life flashes before me
As I fall into a dreamless sleep.
However, I remember you, and nothing more
I can see you walking out the front door.
Teary eyes, stained windows,
Is this what one sees when they’re on the death row?
I called out to you, I tried to make you stop
But you kept on going, as steadily as the clock went tick-tock.
This is a humorous(ish) type of poem that I found while rummaging through one of my old notebooks. I’d written this in the 9th grade and this is the completely unedited version of it – mistakes, weird storyline and the works.