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THE GHOST CLUB

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Poetry Contest

scares and screams and ghost galore

The Ghost Club are a paranormal investigation organization that was founded in London and has been around since 1862. Many celebrities, (notably Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Peter Cushing and many more), were members. What I want from you, fellow poets, is for you to create a horror story of your own investigation with your own unique Ghost Club made of your fellow members, (friends or enemies) from our beloved home of Deep Underground Poetry. Please, user names only, we don't want to divulge any member's superhero secret identities. Have fun and be polite to your fellow members even if you kill them horribly.

ONE MONTH

EDIT YOUR WORK

NEW WORK

COLLABS WELCOME

MAKE IT GORY

MAKE IT SCARY



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Oh Dark One; I your undeserving servant ask in humble humility for clarification of your command.

Do you want the work to include names of DU members as part of a Ghost club, or will a poem on ghosts alone suffice?

I pray that my question has not incurred the wrath of King of Bleak.

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snugglebuck said:Oh Dark One; I your undeserving servant ask in humble humility for clarification of your command.

Do you want the work to include names of DU members as part of a Ghost club, or will a poem on ghosts alone suffice?

I pray that my question has not incurred the wrath of King of Bleak.


Members of your Ghost Club should be dup members and you and your team should investigate some kind of paranormal happening.

Now get to it, wretch! Lol

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snugglebuck said:Oh Dark One; I your undeserving servant ask in humble humility for clarification of your command.

Do you want the work to include names of DU members as part of a Ghost club, or will a poem on ghosts alone suffice?

I pray that my question has not incurred the wrath of King of Bleak.


Buck, Lmao!
You are such a jokester !
Write on!
Hat tip to Sir Hades🎩

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I will try and see if I can build a story on your guidelines Hades. This comp is interesting and a challenge which I love ...  it also seems like itís gonna become epic!!
Zazzles 🦁

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Zazzles said:I will try and see if I can build a story on your guidelines Hades. This comp is interesting and a challenge which I love ...  it also seems like itís gonna become epic!!
Zazzles 🦁


Cool. Can't wait!

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HadesRising said:

Cool. Can't wait!

Hello, so I have been writing a story based on your comp. problem is itís not scary but more of a investigative story type vibe with some satire... idk I donít think itís what your looking for 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Zazzles said:
Hello, so I have been writing a story based on your comp. problem is itís not scary but more of a investigative story type vibe with some satire... idk I donít think itís what your looking for 🤷🏻‍♀️


Just give it your best shot. I'm sure it will be awesome.

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HadesRising said:

Just give it your best shot. I'm sure it will be awesome.

Lol okay 😁

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And grind

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Excellent intro. You've got me hooked.

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HadesRising said:Excellent intro. You've got me hooked.

Awesome!

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I've extended the comp by one week. Get your entries in, folks!

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THE GHOST CLUB: Hemlock Jones & the Mystery of the Purloined Bones (Part One)

( PART ONE )    
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One eveningís humid host adrift, a tiger stalks the foggy banks In search of deep intrigue most foul, of evidence nefarious. Both in the silent dark & dread, and execution from its scent. †Her keen instincts, olfactory, detects in dank stilled air of night, to stealthy coax from where it comes. † †
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Till Ďround a corner cobbled road, she spies the reason for the smell. There lying in a pool of blood, a pile of flesh without the clothes. Faced up or down one could not tell. It did not help there was no head. And there, a figure huddled oíer was long-time partner Doctor Toxin, who he himself was hardly dead. † †  
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The tiger lit and smoked a pipe, and mused, standing on her hind legs pacing. Thoughtsí conflicting, heart pounding, racing. † † †
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ĒAm I to blame to think this is your work? † † †
Iím watching you, and looking like a jerk. † † †
Disgusting sight it is, Iíll have you know, † †  
And I donít mean a headless, lifeless heap, by Jove! † †  
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ďA scruffy werewolf, Brother, Iím appalled. † † †
And you, by my word, after all, † †  
you are a cat, youíre not a dog! † † †
Youíre supposed to be with me, fool. † †  
I canít believe I trusted you!Ē
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ďHemlock! I am with you but canít you see? † † †
This is not something I would do, believe! † †  
I changed into a Warlock from a cat. † †  
You donít know about this but most of that; † †  
The thing is, Iíve forgotten half the spell, † † †
Iím halfway there, so what you seeís a shell.Ē † †  
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ĒYes yes, I understand you, Toxin, now. † † †
But Lord, who was this creature run afoul?Ē
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ďWhat drew me here was first the mournful wail. † † †
It was a bansheeís warn, impending death, † † †
that echoed from the docks like oceanís gale; † † †
I thought that it was she who took my breath. † †  
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ďIíve tried to ascertain the facts, Miss Jones. † † †
The scorch marks on the flesh in an excuse, † †  
to set light. The entrails, the missing bones. † † †
But tell me please, what have you to deduce?Ē † †  
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ĒYes, yes. But first, give me my Ipecac. † † †
Iíll drink it straight up from the flask, † † †
there isnít much of it to last, † †  
and then I shanít more of you ask. † † †
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ďBut fret not! Iíve not swallowed poisonís rot; † †  
I suspect, to meet up with a train wreck. † †  
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ďMe thinks all of this is one witchís brew, † † †
who stirs with razzle-dazzle mystic wand. † † †
Her spells of conjuring are known for true. † † †
Itís said that she was born the Devilís spawn. † †  
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ďAnd now youíre want to ask me, pray, † † †
why would this harpy, shrew of grey, † † †
be bothered, and, just fly away? † †  
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ďWhy kill a man and take his bone? † †  
Unless, she - has - none - of her own! † †  
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ďSheís after bigger catch than that, † †  
my friend - a striped & ginger cat! Ē
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<><><>END OF PART ONE<><><> † †  
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Hemlock Jones (a Tiger & shape-shifting Witch) = Jade Pandora † †  
Doctor Toxin (a Cat & a shape-shifting Warlock) = Hepcat61
Written by Jade-Pandora (jade tiger)
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