Tuesday, October 01, 2013

365 Poems in 365 Days: Authority Over The Dead

He is the necromancer
The afterlife trancer
The ghost dancer
Where blood has been shed
He speaks to the dead
And records what they said
This dark sorcery
Has great utility
So we treat him tolerably.

Number 249 is about the social stigma attracted by talking to the dead, especially if they reply.

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