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Image and text of "Ghostly Problem" poem from children's poetry book "Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain" by Barbara Vance

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Ghostly Problem

I’m a ghost who got stuck in the laundry,
A ghost who they thought was a sheet.
I sloshed through a “delicates” cycle,
And dried at a medium heat.

I bathed with a fluffy red sweater−
A color that ran like think ink.
And now that the turmoil is over,
I’m a terribly unspooky pink.

~ Barbara Vance

This poem is not a part of the collection, “Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain”.

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