Written for: Poetics Aside #368 – Write a poem using at least three of the following six words: ghost, crack, free, hand, check, know
Dressed as a ghost,
he arrived at the party.
Empty-handed, he greeted his host.
Right on time; he was never tardy.
Cracked voice gave up his checkered past,
enabling all guests to know
who he was, and that he’d be last
to leave, soon as beer ceased to flow.