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December 22, 2004
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I saw a man who wasn't there by Landorie I saw a man who wasn't there by Landorie
As I was going up the stairs
I saw a man who wasn’t there
He wasn’t there again today
I wish, I wish, he’d stay away.

--Antigonish, William H. Mearns
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Given 2005-01-06
It's very vague in it's simplicity yet you might get a creepy feeling crawling on your back... I saw a man who wasn't there by ~Landorie invites you to make your own conclusions. ( Suggested by sea and Featured by suzi9mm )
mfeliciano Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011
when i was 13 years old i went to sleep in my room which wa very dark and i woke up at around 3am and felt someone next to me so i reach over and touched what i thought was my brother and turned back to sleep that was when this shadow person got up and i asked him where he was going thinking it was my brother and it kept moving slowly around the room along the wald then it stopped and looked back at me and started walking towards me then i felt verry scarred because this shadow was darker than night so i thaught it was a spirit of the night and i started praying to god to help me and the shadow stoped walking towards me and kept walking towards the door and opened it i was very afraid that this spirit would hurt my systers that where in the next room so i got the courage to get up and tried to turn the lights on and when i did the lightbulb shorted out at this point i started to cry of fear i knew something was here and i kept walking towards the walkway set of lights and when i flicked the switch they also shorted out and burnt so i started to cry out for my parents help and my father came to aid me and tried to turn the lights on and asked me what happened to the light bulb and i fist asked where was my brother and he said that he is sleeping with them and then i told my parents what happened to me after this i have seen these shadow figure follow me in different places and many weird thigs have happened to me for over 20 years
PrettyPain Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2011
One of my favorite poems , I think you've captured it perfectly.
kezzerbob Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010
I love this poem! So the picture is just amazing, it is really creepy!
sack-tapper441 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009
i love that short poem. it has a touch of creepiness, yet it is butiful for only four lines. and this picture really sums it up. kudos :)
brass-kettle Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I have been searching for this poem and its author for some time now. Thank you for the knowledge shared of whom, and also thank you for the eerie accompaniment picture. ^^

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La-Dolly-Vita Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008
Congrats on the DD :clap: :deviation:
Logic-is-Good Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007
This kind of reminds me of a dream I had last night.
claycay Featured By Owner May 23, 2007
Photography is this i think.
randomnothingnis Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2006  Student Photographer
brilliant, and utterly terrifying. i love the darkness all around and then all you can see is the man; nothing else takes away from him, he is the main focus, but he isn't really there, is he? :XD: truly amazing piece.
SomeDutchKid Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2005
Very cool title and awesome lighting. Amazing.
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