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The Road to Cemetery Road

06.19.13 Posted in today's words by

AJ Huffman’s most recent post to appear here was The Beauties of the Named Land (May 2013).

The Road to Cemetery Road
By AJ Huffman

starts with a tube full of embalming
fluid, ends with a fistful of dirt falling
over coffin, satin-lined. I was
trip-ticked somewhere in between by three
ghosts waiting for me at the foot of a bed
I don’t remember making. Their directions ring
contradictory, and I am pretty 
sure the older one short-sheeted me
somehow. Poker-faced, I play their silly games,
laughing as they attempt to bury me. In spirit,
I know I will always be
dancing in the wind.

One Response to “The Road to Cemetery Road”

  1. I hope your dancing spirit never leaves you.

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