A Poem & Song

This poem is also called "Antigonish". It was written by American poet, Hughes Mearns. This poem was inspired by reports of a ghost roaming the stairs of a house in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

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This poem was adapted and put to music in 1939 by Harold Adamson, music by Bernie Hanighen. Glenn Miller sang it.