For this poem, begin with the following stanza from Sharon Olds's "Late Poem For My Father":
When I love you now,
I like to think I am giving my love
directly to that boy in the fiery room,
as if it could reach him in time.
A ghost stanza prompt means you take the offered stanza, write as though that was the first stanza of your poem, and when you feel that you've finished, remove that stanza so that only your work remains.
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