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Death Glen

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Death Glen

On the dark ancient dirt path they’re walking A young girl and boy going down the path Each with a lit jack-o-lantern pumpkin With faces of evil, lurid with wrath They shake with fear on this Halloween night Knowing there are things lurking beyond sight Just then Judy trips on an old raised root Down she goes, to the mercy of the night A specter, from the deep forest, greets them The two scream, just for it to be taken And absorbed by the fearful ghost present They run, two spooked kids running, not faking At once they stop, and look where they are now Somewhere deep inside the midnight forest The full moon offers little light for them While a witch flying, there’s no time to rest After running again in sheer terror Seeing their lives in real danger again They see lights ahead, hope it’s the city After they enter, they know the Death Glen Witches of all shapes and colors great them Offer them protection from the forest However they stay away from pumpkins Kids realize now the jack-o-lanterns jest Their parents knew just how to protect them Through another path they find their way back Will always keep a lit pumpkin with them Halloween is frightening in all black
Russell Sivey
It Has Begun!!!

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  1. Date: 8/29/2013 5:50:00 AM

    such a special time of year with different meaning for different folks. Russell you bring Halloween alive Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 3:16:00 PM

    Yes indeed, it has begun!! Love this one too as I'll love all your Halloween poems Russell. I'll have to join you soon with this. Hugs and love, Gail

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 8:58:00 AM

    Scary episode added to your Halloween stash of works..Enjoyed reading this morn..Thanks for the visits to my page..Your reviews are always uplifting.Sara

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 8:55:00 AM

    You even made your ghost story beautiful Russell.....good luck in the contest....I enjoyed...

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 7:36:00 AM

    What a pleasurable read!!!! This is a good campfire story. Excellent work!

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 6:28:00 AM

    Nice little fairy tale poem. You have capture the imagery well. Children would enjoy reading this spooky poem.

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 3:52:00 AM

    WOW GREAT.............:)

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 12:09:00 AM

    Lovely write Russell....Seren