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My Hoped For Hallowed Eve of Bliss

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My Hoped For Hallowed Eve of Bliss

There’s not one Halloween I count as dear
although I loved those childhood times.  If I
think back to long ago and then go by
the feelings they evoked in me, then it is clear. . . 

One “Hallowed Eve” is an example of
my yearning for those boys I fantasized
about and all the ways that I devised
to meet them! How I suffered angst for puppy love!

His name was Ricky Adams. Like some dope,
I’d stare at him in class and wish he’d see
that he and I were simply meant to be.
Then came my chance one day. A best friend gave me hope!

This best friend, Sheila, knew about my crush
on Ricky. To the same church they both went.
She asked me to a Halloween event
her church would hold. To think of it, I felt a rush. . . 

For surely Ricky would be there. I dressed
in something pretty. Oh, this had to be
the night that cutie pie would notice me
at last. This had to be the night that I’d be blessed!

I had great fun with each and every game,
a haunted house, great chili that we ate.
I wondered how much longer I must wait.
But  then my hope dissolved when Ricky never came.

Alas, so many times it came to this:
My dreams of love would sadly come to naught,
but I’d keep on, and so my youth was fraught
with dreams dashed, like my hoped for Hallowed Eve of bliss. 


For Paula Swanson's "Halloween of Years Past" Contest

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  1. Date: 10/29/2010 10:50:00 AM
    It was Rick's loss, Andrea. Hope you had a great time at the Halloween event anyway. Good luck in Paula's contest. Best to you, Diane

  1. Date: 10/27/2010 8:24:00 PM
    So glad u enjoyed my "FREAKY" piece Andrea.. monsters fall in luv too hahaha... so wanted to keep it light and airy .. u have penned some great pieces these last few nights girl.. way to go luv.. good luck with all your entries... praying I get my last two that I need to close my Passion Pit contest...

  1. Date: 10/27/2010 6:32:00 PM
    Oh no... you made it ok without him... you did a great job with this poem and enjoyed reading.

  1. Date: 10/27/2010 7:44:00 AM
    Awww bummer, well Rick's super loss for not being there-- tsk tsk for him :/-- I suppose he regretted not coming to that Halloween event-- sorry though that you Hallowed Eve bliss fizzled out-- enjoyed reading this though-- at least you were able to come up with a wonderful rhyme out of it :), that must count for something! HUgs to you -- nikko :)

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 10:17:00 AM
    Soup-Help-Mail!!

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 8:51:00 AM
    A very pleasing fun write with memories of those cherished past, which often bring back the joy with the feeling of some sadness. My good wishes for your entry in the contest. Love and best wishes...Ravindra...Andrea Dietrich.

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 4:23:00 AM
    Good luck in the contest with great memoir write! I am glad that I chose this one to read this A.M..Our internet and email was out yesterday as the results of a thunder and lighten storm...Today is the out of town dr's appointment to see if anything can be done for my back..Thanks for selecting my poem as one of the winners in your contest..I appreciate your stopping by and reading my work..Your comments lift my spirits..Sara

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 4:06:00 AM
    @Andrea.... thnx so much 4 guiding me. Your comments on contest entry were very sweet & comforting. Next time, I shall endeavour to more than compensate & win top position...... I find Poetrysoup a fantastic forum inspiring me. The Premier Members luv and guidance is admirable.... Luv/best wishes always..... Hitendra Mehta

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 10:09:00 PM
    You got me here, andrea.. such a delicious, fun-filled piece laced with enchanting getials.. all the luck in the contest! warmest, nette

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 2:25:00 PM
    It might have been for the best, oh, lovelorn lass. This Ricky might have been a churl and a varlet. Best to forget. That aint easy though. You have my sympathy dear Andrea. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 7:48:00 AM
    Great memories expressed in your write, Andrea! Enjoyed the read this late afternoon. And thank you for your kind comments! Wish you good luck with this poem for the contest!...Love, Gert

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 7:42:00 AM
    wonderful memories Andrea, Wonder what became of Ricky? enjoyed. Harry

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 7:03:00 AM
    Fun memories, Andrea, even if Ricky was a no show. Men never do what is expected of them. I think they're trying to make a point! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 6:32:00 AM
    I did not do an epitaph because, it's morbid. I didn't want to think of being dead or IF anyone would even get me a tombstone which I don't think my son will. I intend to be creamated & have the ashes poured over my mothers grave. (Sad halloween tale!) Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 6:28:00 AM
    wonderful write my friend, good luck on the contest! Soup mail...

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 4:58:00 AM
    I would say POOR Ricky, he missed out! Good luck for Paula's contest Andrea :) love Wilma

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 2:29:00 AM
    Ruben's comment made me smile:)he waited for a kiss and she didn't come,i think he was waiting for plenty :)p. .Andrea if Ricky didn't come,its his loss. .sweet lady,Enjoyed this lovely poem!Celene!

  1. Date: 10/24/2010 9:12:00 PM
    : ( I was waiting for the kiss!! I can relate to this story, Andrea...long time ago...she didn't came and I was so handsome (long time ago!)... : D ...Good look in the Contest. Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/24/2010 4:53:00 PM
    Brilliant Andrea and exactly the premise of the contest theme.. Paula will luv this.. good luck my friend.. truly entertaining write,,,thankxxx for your sweet comments on my poetry reads today..been busy packing ..again... and football too..luv..

  1. Date: 10/24/2010 4:03:00 PM
    His loss..even at that age..men have no clue..lol... just kidding. I will be surprised if this isnt in the winners circle. BG

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