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Headless Horseman

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Headless Horseman

The headless horseman
Appears to folk on dark nights
They scream like banshees
The black steed gallops away
Frightened by such loud noises

For Suzette’s tanka contest

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  1. Date: 11/10/2012 2:34:00 PM
    I like this one, never looked at it this way before. To funny

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 11:20:00 AM
    What an image! great Tanka... good luck in the contest, Jack... Terry

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 10:16:00 AM
    JUST READ YOUR TWO NEW POEMS POSTED JACK LUV .. BOTH IMPRESSIVE ENTRIES AND GOOD LUCK MY FRIEND .. FOR SOME REASON I CANNOT COMMENT ON EITHER ONE FOR THE BOX AND KEY DID NOT SHOW ..OH .. HOW R U AND HOW IS DAD DOING?

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 7:45:00 AM
    Soup mail. In 5 minutes.... pd

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 10:11:00 PM
    PERFECT PICTURE OF THIS SLEEPY HOLLOW LEGEND JACK LUV .. IT IS A TV AD HERE IN USA NOW .. MUCH SUCCESS MY FRIEND .. CONGRATS ON ALL RECENT WINS LUV ..

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 9:44:00 AM
    Now this is a winner. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 9:53:00 AM
    my wife says i'm one of those jack, ha just kidding.. like this it is different, good luck..

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 9:37:00 AM
    whoa! niece lines! at first i thought u were referring to harry horseman!

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 8:35:00 AM
    Goose bumps jumping and chills are chilling!...perfect for Halloween, Jack!...clever ending too...I remember seeing 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' on TV as a youngster....been a fan ever since...This should do well very well in the contest...very effective 'pivot' line - Tim

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 6:55:00 AM
    Halloween right around the corner,Jack:-) Excellent images here! Winning wishes over at Suzette`s:)

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 5:47:00 AM
    Excellent entry for the contest, enjoyed this tanks

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:33:00 PM
    I know someone of this name who could have used this poem.

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:00:00 PM
    Oh!!! So scary but a very wonderful and interesting to read. Well-done and this is winner for me. Good luck always and thanks for stopping by my dear friend, Jack.

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 3:36:00 PM
    Ha ha, the black steed ran off because of all the loud noises, ha ha! Not too scary when that happens! Oh sorry, seriously though, this is a wonderful Halloween write my friend! I really enjoyed this awesome poem, full of fear and great impact within! Fantastic piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 3:29:00 PM
    funny one the way you put the focus on the steed running away frightened by the loud noises! soupmail for ya.

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 2:45:00 PM
    Winner for sure..At the fair, they had a headless woman alive for all to see if one had the money..Ha! Ha!..Good luck with this great work..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 12:05:00 PM
    Jack, getting in the mood for Halloween eh, well done I like it and good luck...David

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:51:00 AM
    a thrilling piece for suzette, jack... goose pimples and huggs!..:)

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:16:00 AM
    Hola Jack, this is a wonderful entry for Suzette's contest... good luck...pd

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:11:00 AM
    Well done Jack - :) - Luck in contest !!! - oxox Anne-Lise :)......gallops away........