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Halloween Haunting

A deserted house awaits spirits to enter,
trapping whomever chances temptation.
Secret rooms align front and center,
hoping to give an antic sensation.

On the porch a jack-o’-lantern waits,
to scare someone with his ugly face.
Howling winds blow the rusty gates,
just in time for the black cats race.

Naked arms stretch for the moonlight,
planning to snag a witch on her broom.
Shadows hide in the blackened night,
waiting for Dracula to leave his tomb.

A dense fog cloaks the dank cemetery,
where the dead lie with rotting remains.
Rising to an itinerary of skeletal vary,
dragging their lengthy rustic chains.

Grizzly ghouls sleep in a stagnant swamp,
awaken only by sounds of screaming laughter.
Suddenly the leaves rustle with a stomp…
leaving a Halloween haunting here after.

Copyright © 2007 By Caryl Muzzey

Copyright © Caryl Muzzey

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  1. Date: 7/6/2015 4:52:00 PM
    con't from 1 of 2.....They all taught me to 'realize' your a very mature, intense but sensitive writer. Your poem that left me agast was of the Japanese 'tea' girl and her kimono's description and essence was marvelous to envision! A high '7' for that great write. I love Japanese poetry form and find it a rewarding challenge. Take care....didee

  1. Date: 7/6/2015 4:51:00 PM
    Hi Caryl, I am so glad I was invited by P.S. to check out your word works. Your play on words give such great imagery that one just roles along pleasantly for a good read with all five peoms I have read so far....didee

  1. Date: 7/6/2015 3:18:00 PM
    Really nice piece - first one of your works that I have read, and I'm definitely going to read more - well done! Brendan

  1. Date: 3/31/2014 5:35:00 PM
    Caryl, I sure liked your poem. So much going on. Nice write.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 7:23:00 PM
    A perfect Halloween write of delight! I surely enjoyed reading this wondrous poem of fright! What a lovely piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 5:56:00 PM
    very good, Caryl. Is it for Russell's contest?