a haunted house - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
The haunted house kept its ghosts for the same reason people keep a strong dog, to guard and to love, to ease the lonely hours.
In that historic home there was a haunting of the old fashioned kind. The remedy is light rather than any incantation. Yet not all at once, not the flourishing of window coverings, yet as their slow removal until the ghosts feel safe to let themselves evaporate, to leave the house in good and loving hands.
The ghost you see is attempting to bring light into the haunted house with her gentle glow. For this reason she has long shunned her own passage to the light, to pass on, to help the house recover and find its good future. So show them that you are that person, that you are the good keeper of the keys, and the house will be forever free of these guardian spirits.
In that haunted house Jessy held out her hands, soaking up the ghosts that screamed, drawing them into her blood. She felt them circulate right through her heart and become ever quieter whispers.
The spirits come to process the pain of the haunted house, to show it can invite its own ghosts to leave, to teach it how to feel safe once more in the world that is every day reality for everyone else.