Leria Hawkins

Rookie - 314 Points (39 forever / Sweet Carolina)

Just As Me...A Halloween Rhyme

Just As Me…A Halloween Rhyme
Date: September 19,2013

Seasons turn, October brings
Golden hues and waning greens
Soon to come, the fateful hour
When demons reign and vampires glower

Dusk is falling, daylight fades
Tree tops whisper serenades
The night air crackles, magic looms
Witches mount their ancient brooms

A pinch of death, a dash of rot
Found bubbling in the cauldron pot
The shaman stirs his deadly brew
Then stoops to taste the rancid stew

Out past the mill, the graveyard looms
Tonight the spirits leave their tombs
One night to rise from their decay
To walk the land in search of prey

Around a crypt, ten cat’s meow
Across the hills, werewolves howl
The living dead will celebrate
The time is nigh to seize their fate

Alas, alas…all Hallows eve
You’re soon to doubt what you believe
Ghouls and goblins rule this night
Bent on ruin and ghostly fright

Oh Halloween, sweet Halloween
A night of shock and grisly screams
There’s no other place I’d rather be
Than among the souls… just as ME

*********************************** **********
Copyright © 2013 Leria Hawkins, All Rights Reserved

Submitted: Friday, September 20, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Just As Me...A Halloween Rhyme by Leria Hawkins )

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  9. Caged Bird, Maya Angelou
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]