Poltergeists are not the manifestation of the energy left behind by the others, IMO. They are instead the manifestation of all of one's stress and worry and anxiety and even to an extent, sometimes, the sadness that has been left to fester under a facade of smiles and super-mama feats of incredible strength.
Why the hell am I talking about Poltergeists on iHappy Monday, you ask? Because, as I was taking my iHappy photo, a distinctly humanoid-profile white spot appeared on my otherwise lovely shot of my art in progress.
So, I will leave you with a different iHappy instead.
Behold, the mock-up for my newest tattoo: