Reblog of The Headless Horseman of Ghost Pine Lake

October 28, 2018 at 8:22 pm (Folklore, Ghost Story, History, Mystery/horror, Poetry, The Supernatural) (, , , , )

This was a poem I wrote over 5 years ago called The Headless Horseman of Ghost Pine Lake.

Dracul Van Helsing

The Headless Horseman of Ghost Pine Lake

It was a time of war and not of peace
the beating of drums for joy did cease
The beating of war drums was heard throughout the land
and streams of human blood flowed into the sand.

It was the land that became the province of Alberta
before settlers arrived with names like Hans and Gerta.
It was the land evangelized by Father Albert Lacombe
a land where masses of buffalo did roam.
A land which was the battleground between Blackfoot and Cree 
in this Prairie far below the Arctic Sea.
The children of Gitche Manitou had turned against one another 
seeing a fellow human being as foe rather than brother.

These were the days before the great peacemaker Crowfoot arose
humanity needs his like again Heaven knows
Crowfoot that noble and great Blackfoot chief
who knew that from horrors of war his…

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