Its really not the poltergeist I mind-
it intriguing to see ones energy
bouncing like ball lightning from wall to wall
in an encapsulate cubiculum of space.
Analytically, its entertaining,
after all the debunking, EEG,
and other skeptic quests are satisfied
and you master the not-looking-looking.
I see what I see; its easy for me-
it takes no more thought than it does to blink.
Its never been another way, although
no two people ever see the same thing.
A faceted phenomenon, for sure.
The knocks and moving things amuses me
its never frightening as a general rule
but somethings not quite right about the black
shadow thing, human- like and spherical
as a buzz-cut little brother skulking
along the hall outside the bathroom door.
Friday nights, Im always home alone-
the guys go out. Im more of a house mouse
and its so nice to control the remote,
push the off button and crank up the tunes
-in the living room instead of m