Sunday, October 31, 2010
An elegant skeleton
made her debut on
the eve of the All Hallows Ball.
Her tarsals a-tapping,
and phalanges a-flapping,
she woke to the wild rhythm's call.
With no hair to style
and a permanent smile
she found she missed naught that she lacked.
Ignoring the warning,
"You'll need that, come morning!"
she danced on her stone 'til it cracked.
Thus her portal broke down;
she remained above ground
while others returned to their rest.
No peace could she find,
left alone, left behind.
She thought moving on would be best.
She found a position
with a student physician.
At least it was someplace to hang
around with her ear
toward the graveyard to hear
when the ghostly band struck up again.