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MOONLIGHT SERENADE

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MOONLIGHT SERENADE

MOONLIGHT SERENADE

Somethin’s buried in the cornfield
The Moon’s blood red
And this black hooded fiddler’s
A playin’ taps fer the dead

They be makin’ the rounds,
Farmer John’s cute little sprouts
Dressed in their bright Halloween suits
Intent on gettin’ lots a Handouts

Oh, somethin’s buried in the cornfield
Moon casts a rusty glow
The fiddler’s changed his tune now.
A macabre waltz, eerie ‘n slow

John’s chillun all’r enchanted
Fiddler’s music so sickly sweet
So strange this tune, they fail to see
The upthrust at Suzy’s feet

Somethin’s got Suzy by the ankle
Somethin’ muddy, bloody with gore
And Suzy’s screamin’ absolute murder
Wait! There’s a mystery in store

Somethin’s got loose in the cornfield
The fiddler’s a fiddlin’hell bent
It’s chasin’ John’s screechin’young uns
Ith a chainsaw divil sent

Sich a terrible, terrible story
Ta be a tellin’ Halloween Eve,
But rest ya easy my chillun,
I’m a gonna turn off the T.V.






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  1. Date: 10/24/2012 2:41:00 PM
    were u watching "Children of the Corn?" sounds like another nightmare;) glad it's only on TV and not in the farmer's field down the road. Haha

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 2:02:00 PM
    oh my goodness You DID have one that I had missed, this one here!! hahaha, the ending is awesome. I think I saw that movie!!! I really like this, daver, and gosh, I am amazed you didn't realize my magic ball was the sun! well, I sure hope to see more Halloween posts from you because you do them so well. Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 4:26:00 PM
    Thsnks for reminding me how to control some of lifes horrer Daver, L o l quite a chilling write apart from that.." Well done.."

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 9:56:00 AM
    eerie images so well expresses, david... well done and best wishes!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 8:19:00 AM
    Today is the start of a new month and a new week. I am starting to read what looks to be some exceptional writing this morning. So glad I was able to read yours Daver. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 11:18:00 AM
    Whoa...that's one scary cornfield, Daver! Maybe the "Somethin’ muddy, bloody" hand was handing out treats...like Suzy's ankle?:( They alwasy show those blasted scary movies around Halloween. We don't have the cable any more, I wonder what's hiding in the snow, when I turn it on? The snow makes a buzzing sound..LOL I'm not afraid..BOO!!! :) Love you, Mikki

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:39:00 AM
    Daver I love the image you portrayed evil and scary goings on in a field, the mind wanders as to what it may be, then you just turn off the TV, love it....David