The Renwick Smallpox Hospital,

Roosevelt Island, New York.

Founded in 1856,

It’s rumoured to be haunted,

The most haunted place in New York State. 

The shattered souls

Who dwelt within its walls

Still walk, still inhabit

This desolate ruin,

A relic of a world forgotten.

© Caro Ness 2015

Photo copyright Robert Keil