The Spook by James Francis Carlin MacDonnell

The most horrible sight I ever saw
Was the soul of a scare-crow, gaunt and queer,
Made of Humor, the Shadow of straw
And a foolish notion of Fear.

From: Carlin, Francis, The Cairn of Stars, 1920, Henry Holt and Company: New York, p. 96.
(https://archive.org/stream/cairnofstarspoem00macd#page/96/mode/2up)

Date: 1920

By: James Francis Carlin MacDonnell (1881-1944)

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