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"My Triple Halloween Limerick"

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"My Triple Halloween Limerick"

Example for Limerick Contest 

Ghosts that coast, embody their trustful host
Leave no posts,  they possess the host to roast
   These disembodied souls
   Are angry deranged ghouls 
Bode snatching demons, one’s life they engross.

Halloween’s treat where they accomplish feat
Children sweet, want only candy to eat
   May we all watch our children 
   Having no bewildering
Safeguarding thus our Halloweens so neat!

Hello! I’m beautiful and very sweet
Please gimme your candy snickers to eat
   I am an angel’s sibling 
   I only want a nibbling 
I only want a sweet, not ghoul’s mistreat!!

Copyright © john freeman

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  1. Date: 10/31/2010 5:24:00 AM
    enjoyed this one.. especially that last stanza. I can see the little ones and their innocence in it. Sweet. Well done, John

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 11:27:00 AM
    I think I'll have some nightmares tonight after reading this ghoulish Halloween poem. Love it! Best to you, Diane

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 7:35:00 PM
    Great Limericks. The first one and the last one are really a work of great beauty in a style so unique so sweet and lovely. I have posted a new Poem 'Mysteries of Human Hairs'. Hope you would enjoy it. Love and best wishes my friend. ...Ravindra.... John Freeman

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 4:32:00 PM
    scary limerick.... well done and thanks for placing my sonnet! Now I have to come up with a funny limerick for my friend in the stars.

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 12:10:00 PM
    I am just starting to read today and I must say there are some exceptional poems posted. Glad yours was included in my reading today. Truly enjoyed your limerick. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 12:05:00 PM
    John, the first verse reminds me of some folks who log on to the Soup, post no poems, but offer harsh critiques on other poets' works. There have been a few of them! What a great limerick -- Please consider me an "angel sibling" who only wants a "nibbling." Love, carolyn

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 8:27:00 AM
    Thanks for the example to share, John

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 4:19:00 AM
    I can imagine what it would be like for a child to have total control of a container of candy..They would eat until they are sick, high on sugar, and wild..It would be one wild night for the parents..Like housing some demons for sure..I appreciate you letting me know that I won in the contest..Thanks for faithfully stoppiing by and reading my work..Sara

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 1:27:00 AM
    I really like this Halloween poem...the way Halloween was in the past...and hopefully will be each year to come. Agape.