haunted by my past ~ gogyohka

in looming darkness
thoughts once abandoned
plague this worried soul
nothing is as it seems
haunted by my past

This gogyohka is my response to  Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry
Challenge No. 244 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt,
with the art provided by Merril D. Smith.

Image source: Free Library of PhiladelphiaVisitor to Germantown by Benton Spruance
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21 thoughts on “haunted by my past ~ gogyohka

  1. Pingback: #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 244 | Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt (Happy Birthday Tanka Tuesday) – 🍂Word Craft: Prose & Poetry🍂

  2. my mother lived in Germantown, at 4101 Germantown Avenue (now, apparently, a car repair shop.) There’s a lot of family history in Philly, not all of it pleasant. the more things change…

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