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Halloween Haiku

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Halloween Haiku

the porch light is off there is no jack-o-lantern drapes shield heart from night ~ halloween kills her horrid anniversary sweet son hit by car ~ lawn holds well lit sign: DRIVE SLOW! ANGELS ARE WALKING! MINE’S IN HEAVEN NOW! ~ parents pause, wipe eyes then hold tiny hands tighter dark thoughts terrify ~ no ghost or monster no scream, costume or scarecrow could frighten them more
For P.D.'s "Halloween Haiku" Contest NOTES This from the article Real Horror of Halloween By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY, “Kids face real dangers on Halloween night, but not from ghosts. Children are more than twice as likely to be killed by a car while walking on Halloween than any other night of the year, according to Safe Kids USA.” Please, let’s drive safely, folks. Children are precious.

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  1. Date: 11/1/2011 8:04:00 PM
    Oh, I recall this one and I am so happy it placed with the number ones. Congrats, Cyndi!

  1. Date: 10/31/2011 10:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win with this fine poem, Cyndi

  1. Date: 10/31/2011 8:26:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D's "Halloween Haiku" contest Cyndi. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 10:40:00 PM
    Really well done Cyndi with a great message Congratulations on your Halloween Haiku win.

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 7:04:00 PM
    Congrats Cyndi on your first place win with these stunning Halloween Haikus luv.. honored to share placement with u.. btw..u were right about contest.. I got blasted for my entry ..oh..

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 2:49:00 PM
    CYNDI , congratulations ON YOUR VERY XOOL entry for my HALLOWEEN contest.. have yourself a wonderful Halloween,,;-) p.d.

  1. Date: 10/21/2011 8:12:00 AM
    ,Good morning,~ Cyndi ~ how are you this wonderful Friday :-) morning... As for me, I'm missing everyone I know here on the soup PLUS more..glad they are back up..Stopping by to read a couple of poems, after being shut out for them awful few days..ENJOYED YOUR haiku, thank you for sharing! Take care and have yourself a wonderful Friday~ ;-) Always,..p.d.

  1. Date: 10/20/2011 9:25:00 PM
    YOu really thought outside the box for the contest, Cyndi, with this relevant writing about Halloween and its true horror. My brother and I sure raced across those streets quickly to get as much candy as we could, but we were pretty careful! I enjoyed this. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 11:59:00 PM
    this is the other side of halloween cyndi... well- scribed with a lesson to tell.. splendid variation of the theme..:) huggs!