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How does one speak to a ghost?

Like most public places in the United States these days, all the employees of the Museum have to wear the official photo I.D hanging from a lanyard round our necks. Lanyards are commonly used to display badges for identification, where security … Continue reading

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April is National Poetry Month: “Ghosts” by Anne Sexton

I know you won’t be surprised that I begin National Poetry Month with a poem about ghosts. Ghosts – by Anne Sexton Some ghosts are women, neither abstract nor pale, their breasts as limp as killed fish. Not witches, but … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the museum?

I’ll ‘fess up with a full disclosure up front: I need a cup of coffee in the afternoon. On busy days at the Museum I can easily spend my fifteen minute recess waiting in line at the coffee cart just … Continue reading

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Do you believe in ghosts?

Do you believe in ghosts? A ghost was in my house all week, but I only realized last night that it had taken control of my computer while I was writing the post  “Unveiling by Linda Pastan” https://rosannefreed.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/a-pebble-for-her-tombstone/ When I … Continue reading

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