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FANGS OF TRICKERY

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FANGS OF TRICKERY



Under ghostly moon--
Bloody skeletons hang
Opening coffins

witches brew maggots in cauldrons
at the end of hooded dance

Shrieks from bleak alleys
Ruffle cobweb  hairs
Medusa hunts for flesh

a shortening  of pulses
mingles with children’s sweats

Pumpkin lanterns
expand knifed fangs
Loot bags ripping

from cracked windows of  trickery
Halloween’s beat mounting,  run!


*alternating 3- and 2-lines, traditional rengay

For Rusell Sivey's The Ultimate Halloween Contest
by nette onclaud

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  1. Date: 10/14/2012 10:41:00 AM
    Congratulations Nette, on your win with this wonderful Rengay. I enjoyed the read~ Caryl

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 4:16:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Great writing always reaps rewards..Sara

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 9:35:00 PM
    This is the ultimate alright. I can only deal with pumpkins. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 12:13:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Russell's "The Ultimate Halloween" contest Nette. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 3:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win! Terry

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 6:24:00 AM
    Super achievement! Very nice (though gory) imagery ... good luck in the contest... Terry (& thanks for your kind words)

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 6:06:00 PM
    Nice use of rengay for Russell. I loved Halloween as a child.

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 11:55:00 AM
    Eerie write you have here Nette, aenjoyed tonight :) *hugs* Wilma

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 8:25:00 AM
    Spooky!!!!Very nice poem on Halloween Nette!Best wishes to you.

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 5:55:00 AM
    EErie! nette you rock with this spooky write!

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 4:40:00 AM
    At the top of the winners list is where I see this dear Nette. Thank you for sharing. Have a great weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 10:11:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading this poem.

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 8:55:00 PM
    So this is Rengay. You are so good at these shorter forms, Nette. This is sure to stir the judge's couldron!!! Great Halloween poem.

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 8:46:00 PM
    oh luv this foem and grand words of Halloween horror described with vibrant visuals Nette luv .. wishing u a top win for an adventuresome entry ..

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 8:00:00 PM
    Very cool Nette! Imagery super original!....to your challenge...ok! I will write a sequel to "straw man" this wkend....titled "False Flag, the 2012 Presidential Campaign" thanks for your interest! Jimbo

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 3:51:00 PM
    Hey..Nette!! You can`t post spooky poem like this when its close to my bedtime!lol:-) Now I`ll have to sleep with lights on...:-( Nice and fear filled poem indeed dear Nette.Have a great Friday my sweet friend.Hugs and Love,Arild

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 3:43:00 PM
    I am so excited right now, my good friend Nette has written a Halloween poem! You really should enter this write into my contest my friend! And to top it off, you wrote Rengay, I am so happy, you pleased me so Nette! Isn't the Rengay run? It's different, and quite interesting! This is a truly wonderful write, a glorious poem, Awesome piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 2:30:00 PM
    Nette, awee.. i love the fangs,, now I'm gonna keep running in mind...lol... nice eerie image... always~pd

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 2:14:00 PM
    I'm ascarededee Nette, enjoyed the fear filled poetry, Happy Pre Halloween Jitters, love vie