POETRY/HUMOR

I Was Hired as a Ghostwriter and Now I’m Dead

A limerick of ghostly regret

Bill DuBay Jr.
Oct 12, 2020 · 1 min read
Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay

I was hired as a ghostwriter and now I’m dead,
Should’ve applied for the editor job instead.
I got the position,
Now I’m in decomposition,
Turns out the interview was on my deathbed.

I was hired as a ghostwriter and now I’m dead,
Should’ve known when the interviewer had no head,
You’re perfect for the post,
You’ll make a great ghost,
Now my heads on the floor in a puddle of red.

I was hired as a ghostwriter and now I’m dead,
“You’ll be a great ghost for the job,” the interviewer said.
Now dictate your stories,
You can’t type with no body,
I should have majored in computer programming instead.

😄 This was originally published in Pickle Fork under my former pseudonym Dirty Harry Wizard in July 2019.

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Bill DuBay Jr.

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Grew up with the laughter of Jim Henson echoing down the hall and the likes of Stan Lee darkening my door. Fiction is in my bones. Awkward humor is my maladie.

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Grew up with the laughter of Jim Henson echoing down the hall and the likes of Stan Lee darkening my door. Fiction is in my bones. Awkward humor is my maladie.

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