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The WitchTrain

The night of the living dead is coming…
Take heed and lock your doors
The witch trains blow the whistles
As they leave the devils jaws.

He strikes the boilers on this night
He lets the witches catch his prey.
They dress as zombie’s ghouls and ghosts
But they are here to take you away

The witch trains come to take your mind
The bokor controls your undead life.
The devil sends the zombie’s
For undead flesh to hand out strife.

The zombie has no thoughts to own
He is controlled by higher authority.
So lock your doors on the night of the dead
Or the zombie will come and take thee.

Use your mind, the one God gave you
Put thoughts of good into your head
Revile the zombie that eats your brain
You don’t want to end up a living dead.

© GG 15/10/2013

In south Africa the .witch trains. were believed to be staffed by Zombie workers controlled by witches that took the night time passengers and turned them into zombie slaves.
 In Vodou Bokor is a sorcerer that revives the dead and controls the mind.

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  1. Date: 11/24/2013 6:36:00 PM

    Cool end story there Goldie! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/23/2013 4:46:00 AM

    locking my doors Mandy congrats on your win Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 11/22/2013 9:55:00 AM

    congrats Mandy,,,love this

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 8:09:00 PM

    A very creepy and entertaining zombie poem! Well done, Mandy! Congratulations on your win!...Thank you for the kind congrats on my poem. I appreciate it very much!

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 8:34:00 PM

    Mandy, , Congratulations on your win. take care ~xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 6:36:00 PM

    Thanks for the witch train info. Makes for a great poem. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 5:36:00 PM

    Great one with cultural reference, MAndy . congrats on your fine win.

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 5:13:00 PM

    Mandy. Congratulations with your awesome Zombie win. Stay Alive LOL....... SKAT ~Love

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 11:46:00 AM

    Love it Mandy!! Congrats

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 9:53:00 AM

    Congratulations on the win, Mandy

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 9:00:00 AM

    Even the title is fantastic, great job, congratulations.

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 8:05:00 AM

    - Interesting to read about Zombies - glad that they are not real! - Congratulations on your winning poem Mandy !! :) - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 7:10:00 AM

    Congratulations my very dear friend Mandy on your well-deserved super win in my contest with only one theme, “Zombie”! I extremely love and thoroughly enjoyed your very entertaining and outstanding spooky poem. Thank you so much for your loving support. More blessings! Love lots and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 6:00:00 PM

    Very dark and creepy! I liked it a lot! A great quatrain poem, nicely rhymed. Fantastic work, Mandy! Was this written for the zombie contest? If so, I wish you the best of luck!...Thank you very much for the kind comments. I really appreciate it!

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 11:45:00 PM

    Wow, Learned a lot of new stuff in this poem. Good luck in the contest. Great zombie write.

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 9:44:00 PM

    Great information included with your excellent poem Mandy. Mahalo

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 3:59:00 PM

    HOw interesting the note at the end that helps me better understand the references to zombies in your poem . Good entry for the zombie contest, right?

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 6:43:00 AM

    Mandy love, I hope you are getting stronger each day, thinking of you and your golden heart, sending you my love xxx

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 1:03:00 PM

    love this one, Mandy and enjoyed the footnotes too. So sorry to hear you've been ill - get well soon, my friend x

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi jack thanks for the kind words and good wishes xx
  1. Date: 10/26/2013 1:58:00 AM

    I think you really know your zombie facts and I sure enjoyed this one.

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andy xx
  1. Date: 10/26/2013 1:58:00 AM

    welcome back Mandy. It' awesome to be seeing you around.

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks luv hoping to be on a good run now xx
  1. Date: 10/25/2013 8:17:00 PM

    Great Halloween poem... and loved the history to go with it... Your friend Carol

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ho carol I was reading some of yours the other day, you slay me, i was to tired to comment though xx
  1. Date: 10/25/2013 6:01:00 PM

    well crafted poem....perfect for Halloween...if it's for the contests much luck...enjoyed reading this one :) hugs

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Sandra Luv , hugs back at you xx
  1. Date: 10/25/2013 4:41:00 PM

    Great rhythm and flow to this one..Good rhyming also..The theme matches the season..If for a contest, reads like a winner to me..Thanks for dropping by now that you are back..It is good to read your creativity again..Sara

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Sara I've missed being here xx
  1. Date: 10/25/2013 3:41:00 PM

    very nicely penned Mandy....Welcome Back!!....I am sending a big hug for you....love

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Aw thanks Joseph much appreciated xx
  1. Date: 10/21/2013 3:47:00 PM

    I'll be sure not to board a train after dark after reading your poem, Mandy. Lovely write, my friend. Licia :-)

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Me neither lol thanks Delysia xx
  1. Date: 10/16/2013 8:27:00 AM

    Mandy Tams - you are a golden girl. Frightened me right out of my pajamas. I'm not boarding that train. boooo! love, Kathy

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Tie your pajamas on tight girl and don't answer the door lol xx
  1. Date: 10/16/2013 7:30:00 AM

    Wow some ride is this, yet once hooked on to reading could not stop till it was far too late,, such the power of your poetry

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi there spooky ride to right ,you wouldn't get me on it xx
  1. Date: 10/16/2013 12:24:00 AM

    Very spooky poem. Nice work.

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Christine xx
  1. Date: 10/15/2013 8:30:00 PM

    great poem, mandy, and so good to see you here again! it's been too long...

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 10/27/2013 1:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ilene I am happy to say i have missed my soup and as that is all I can eat at the moment it is fitting lol xx
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