Disbelief by Doug MacLeod

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I don’t believe in werewolves

or the mummy fro the tomb,

I don’t believe in vampires

in the corner of my room.

I don’t believe in lots of things

for now I’m getting older,

But I do believe a skeleton just tapped me on the shoulder.

 
Source:  A second Australian Poetry Book compiled by Barbara Giles (Oxford University Press, 1983)

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