Monday, October 31, 2011

halloween

no one is who they are
or what they seem
on this night of all nights

(the wicked witch has a heart of gold)

the scientist prepares to
perform an operation
on the tray of celery sticks

(his monster is quite healthy)

ghosts and goblins
run down the street
screaming "Candy! Candy!"

(for inside, they're sweet)

the chill wind blows
through the knee-high weeds
and rouses a murder of crows

(black against black as they mount to the rising sky)

5 comments:

  1. This was cute. Like the vision of kids dresses up in costume and asking for candy.

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  2. you have painted the image vividly,
    I saw this last night, glad to remind it in your words.

    smiles,
    a precious entry.

    :)

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  3. That second verse is fantastic..you use your words so cleverly..insightfully..and always leave me with soaring images..Jae

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  4. Happy Belated Halloween,

    feel free to link in and share your talent with us today.

    best.

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  5. This is excellent. Whether it is Halloween or any other time is anyone what they seem?

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