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Halloween Night Zombies

One Halloween night, I woke up screaming, There were many zombies around me, all furiously staring; With their burning red eyes, they were ready to smash my head; When they pulled my arms and legs, I squirmed and jumped out of bed. I ran to take my bike and drove it as fast as I could, I knew they all wanted to eat me, so I thought of hiding in the wood, While I was driving on the way, all I heard were growling sounds, With disco music, it looked like a big celebration outside the grave grounds. “Did they ruin the whole city?” that was a query in my mind, How can I get back to take my shoes and see if my friends are still around? On my way, I saw some female zombies walking with their arms stretched, I tried to avoid them, so scared to see their faces that had been wrecked. I’d finally arrived at the wood but with some bruises, I got off my bike to relieve them with hoarfrosts on leaves and branches; Suddenly, I heard strange sounds not far from the back, I saw group of male zombies… so prepared to attack! I stood, turned around and I could see them everywhere, In morass, I convinced myself to stay alert… losing my poise…I didn’t care; I ran to a long tangled vines and swung myself up to the tree, Once I landed on a big branch, a large snake hissed at me. “I would rather die being eaten and joined with those zombies.” I thought, Than to be poisoned and strangled by a snake, I tried not to be caught; I swiftly took branches to defend myself through an Arnis and Taekwondo, Then, I jumped down back to the zombies with a messed up hairdo. Everyone was coming towards me but I kept calm, With my two crooked branches, I did my best not to be harmed; Profusely perspiring… I courageously prepared myself, When they were approaching, I wondered why a zombie behind was left. As the darkest cloud revealed its full moon and the wolves howled, I recognized the zombie at the back and I cried out, “It’s my Dad!” All the zombies turned around and looked at him, At the snap of my dad’s finger, they went away with him as one team. “Wait for me, Dad, please wait for me!” I was then crying, But they never looked back anymore, all their bodies started melting; I realized that in a Halloween Night, even if it’s so scary it’s also amazing, In the darkest of its night, an angel is still there for us--protecting.
Oct. 20, 2013 8.2o am Notes: • Arnis Sport/Jendo Arnis is one kind of a martial art sport similar to a karate and taekwondo which is also called stick-fighting sport. To know more about this sport and its origin, you can google it. ;)))) Thank you so much. First Place Contest: Halloween Only Judged: 11/9/13 Sponsor: Poetess Skat Second Place Contest: Latest Poem Judged: 11/17/13 Sponsor: Poetess Linda/PD

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  1. Date: 11/20/2013 7:45:00 PM

    Wow! A very creepy and suspenseful zombie poem, Leonora! I loved it! Fantastic work!...I feel so honored to have placed first in your "Zombies" contest! Thank you so much for the recognition! I am so glad that you enjoyed my poem! Warm hugs to you, my friend! I hope you had a Happy Halloween! :)

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 9:19:00 AM

    Congratulations Leonora on this awesome win...really enjoyed it...:-) :-)

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 3:06:00 AM

    Hello my lovely sweet sis Leonora, , Congratulations & thank you for supporting my contest... always your BFF~LINDA~

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 9:35:00 AM

    Really enjoyed this Leonora, congratulations on such an entertaining and scary read!

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 8:55:00 AM

    Congrats on your great win, Leonora! All the best my friend! Love,love,love! :-) - Den

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 4:02:00 PM

    Leonora: Congrats on your great win, poem and bright presence on PSoup! :) G.

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

    now this is an awesome zombie poem... one can feel the fear while reading it...wonderful write, wonderful win....congrats :)

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 6:53:00 AM

    Nice to stop by at your page , Leonara ..... Congrats on your fine and deserving win !! : ) Saanvi

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 12:40:00 AM

    Congrats on the win, Leo

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 11:45:00 PM

    Congratulations on your grand win my dear friend...it's indeed scary but our angel is always with us. Very creative. cheers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! God bless you always ;)

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 6:30:00 PM

    It's good to see this one again with a win on it!!! Congrats my friend. I hope none of your loved ones were hurt in that terrible storm.

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 10:23:00 AM

    a great poem indeed Galinta. I notice only now Galinta you have Linda inside. I'll be following your work. Is that Galinta is for "Great Linda".(: ) Jenish.

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta Date: 11/6/2013 5:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank u so much my dear friend Jenish! Wow! Good observation my dear friend! I didn't notice that! Yippee! My surname happened to sound & contained the name of my all time most fave poet, sis & bff. So nice. (wink, wink) and G with t, great? wow! I like it. Thanks for the big smiles & your kind visit. Big hugs to u!
  1. Date: 11/4/2013 8:56:00 AM

    visiting you just to make sre you are havinga great day, lory... hope you feel better now after what happened to your aunt.. more prayers underway..:) love and huggs!

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 8:32:00 AM

    A very creative and wild night. Love the visuals and twist at the end. Well done :)

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 5:16:00 AM

    Great ending to a wild tall tale..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 10:54:00 PM

    Hello my sweetest sis..thank you very much for the messages here and on my phone... Leo, glad you are back... I will stop by here again when I arrive home... hugs... LINDA

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 6:11:00 AM

    hello, dear lory.. are you in bkk now?... i miss you and send you my deepest condolences.. your aunt is with the LIght now.. maybe you can go hoime this xmas season .. i was not able to join your contest, sayang... please take care and stay well.. big huggles to you!..:)

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 1:38:00 PM

    i did shodan karate when younger love your write exciting to read nice story with cool ending xxdavidscott

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 3:28:00 AM

    Woah a fantastic peek u gav me into yor halloween season. So d scene u describe is all factual? But real or imagination it is like a movie thriller, awesome poem. Fondest regards, im frm india

  1. Date: 10/26/2013 11:34:00 AM

    The last line in your poem carries the truth. A vivid imagery beautifully inked. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 8:29:00 AM

    Excellent. Well penned. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 10:25:00 AM

    You are so sweet Leonora, what a wonderful piece you penned down. I could follow you as if in reality as you journey through the hell of zombies,it looked so real. Wish I was there to defend you from those horrible creatures. Hope one day you teach me Arnis. Kudos to you. Love and kisses.

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 1:23:00 AM

    Hi Leonora, A solid Halloween write for sure.. Ken

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 3:16:00 PM

    ohh lory.. the pure excitement of it all.. enjoyed how you metioned ' arnis'; very filipino... i'm i the mood for some more!.. hope you are fine, dear one!... let me know when you are taking that trip... my friend leaves for bkk this wednesday.. awhh, miss ya!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 1:05:00 PM

    Holding my breath!!!!! Eeeeks! Enjoyed.....

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 9:19:00 AM

    This was so much fun! You should enter it and I would declare it a winner! You made me smile with this one Leonora.

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 8:18:00 AM

    I enjoyed the write on Zombies, Leo

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 6:12:00 AM

    - Thanks for creepy Halloween story, dear Leonora. - I know it's not your own contest .... but I give you of course first rate!! - Thrilling from the first to last line - Will certainly well-liked by kids too -: o () - I heard about this "sport" in the summer (Sports Arnis / Arnis Jendo) - it is popular in Turkey - Have a nice Sunday (here it rains) - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 10/20/2013 9:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Wish you a nice vacation, Leonora!! :))))))
  1. Date: 10/20/2013 12:18:00 AM

    wow Sweet LEO... i love this one, and i had fun reading this one out loud. such a lively feel and far out imagery.**STORY** ((lol, should I say scary zombie feeling)).. I kind of wanted to say.. "RUN>< RUN!!!" ha ha, only you can give such a lighted ending. Awesome, to know Angels are always around... loving this one... always a fan, friend and sis... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 11:13:00 PM

    You scared the daylights out of me! great job..and Happy Halloween early!! luv,Deb

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