• Ellicott City: Steeped in Ghost Lore

    There is a lot of ghost lore in Ellicott City, Maryland. There are stories that surround the historic city, its houses, its landmarks, and its pubs—it’s one of the most “haunted” cities in America. I wrote a non-fiction piece about it recently, so I thought I would post it. *** *** The Only Ghost I Ever Saw   The only ghost I ever saw
 Was dressed in mechlin, — so;
 He wore no sandal on his foot,
 And stepped like flakes of snow.
 His gait was soundless, like the bird,
 But rapid, like the roe;
 His fashions quaint, mosaic,
 Or, haply, mistletoe.

   His conversation seldom,
 His laughter like the…