These WordPress prompts are bizarre.

And that’s coming from me. I write about hyenas and cannibals. Here it is–

Italo Calvino said: The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts. Describe the ghosts that live in this house:

Image credit: “love Don’t live here anymore…” – © 2009 Robb North – made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic


There are no ghosts there. That is a souless, empty outbuilding intended to house migrant workers. Late summers, they show up in rattletrap minivans and pick up trucks. Sometimes there’s work, sometimes there’s not. When they stay, they put up sheets in the windows. When they go, they take their ghosts with them.

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One Response to These WordPress prompts are bizarre.

  1. hacken2013 says:

    I had to laugh because I was going to suggest if there were ghosts, they’d be really lame ones. I liked that you said there weren’t any!

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