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Saturday, October 26, 2013

The Story Of Mary Jane...

Hey There.
Once upon a time,
In a land not far away,
A giddy group of school girls,
 Did sometimes used to say,
Do not go in the store room,
If you do, do not blame me,
For there is a lost spirit
In the lost property.
Her name was double-barrel,
With M and J began,
And all the night in corridors,
The spirit ran and ran.
Then when the school was open,
And children filled the halls,
You'd sometimes catch her shadow,
 Upon the classroom walls.
One day a classmate told me,
I never will forget,
That Mary Jane's cold face,
Was against the window set.
She told me to beware the face,
And never to repeat,
The name that belonged to it,
In case of haunted dreams...
Have a lovely time blog-hopping today ladies,
I'm so happy to have had the opportunity to have joined in :)
This poem is based on an actaual ghost story that circled my primary school back in the day, when I was around 8 years old. I remember being very scared at the time and my Mum calming  me down- her explanation was this:
It's not real, Heidi, don't worry. You may as well be scared of repeating the words 'frying-pan' three times, as of repeating 'Mary Jane'.


Jennifer said...

Love your mum's explanation of the spooky stories! I would have been scared too, had a very similar story that started circulating my primary school after a power outage left all the students spooked!

Happy Homebird said...

Happy Halloween! I love your poem, the most perfect kind of ghost story. You are very welcome for tea at my blog.

xxx said...

Oh Mary Jane!

Loved it. I remember our own school stories, and how they scared me so as a child.

But I loved them too ;)

Thank you so much for joining in the Halloween magic! love, V

Linda said...

I had a great time reading your poem and looking at your photos.
Please visit me:

The Gossamer Tearoom said...

Oooh! I do love your spooky poem!! I went to elementary school in a building that was part a new building and part an old one. There were all kinds of little staircases and funny little rooms that always had a bit of a spooky feeling to them! I still dream about that place!

I do hope you will come to visit me at The Tearoom:

Wishing you a Happy Halloween!


Kerstin Bulin said...

Nice little story....Happy Halloween and BOO to you...
Kerstin from germany

gladys said...

Frying Pan, frying pan.... super, sensible Mom!

Chrisy said...

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Ghoulish tale! ...thank you for having me at your place, come on by and visit mine..if you dare...

Gerushia's New World said...

Ohhh...that's a scary poem. But, I love your mum's explanation. It makes perfect sense. Although, you still won't catch me saying Mary Jane 3 times!

Gerushia's New World

Laura said...

Loved your party!

Kelly said...

Oh boy,do I remember some of the scary stuff I heard as a kid! Yikes!!!! Funny our memories huh, the things that unnerved us as children and maybe some as adults too? Thanks for sharing! Happy Halloween.....

Denise said...

Darling post,esp.the part of Your dear Mum.Thank You for dropping by My blog.

Emalina said...

I enjoyed your spooky story, happy Halloween!

If you haven't already, do come celebrate Halloween with me at my 2 little parties:

1. Feasting with the ghosts at:

2. Dancing with the witches at:

AutumnWind said...

I love your mom's explanation. That is wonderful. Great poem. I am so glad I stopped by. Thanks for visiting me.

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

I enjoyed your poem. Happy Halloween!

Ms Misantropia said...

Gotta love your sensible mom :)

DogsMom said...

I remember this poem. We would do it as we brushed our hair in front of the mirror and if we brushed really fast we'd see static electric sparks!

The Eclectic HOBO said...

Thank you for visiting me at my blog and so glad you are a follower ...... Good luck on the drawing for a fairy skeleton :)

I enjoyed your story and pumpkins :)

Xoxo Gina

Dena Miller said...

Heidi, thanks so much for inviting me to your party!!!! Glad you stopped by mine too♥

Danni said...

ooo, we had a spooky story like that when I was in school as well! Your mom's calming method is wonderful!

Though I'm running quite late, I hope you'll drop by and visit me:

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