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An October Night (Halloween Poem)

Rating: 3.8

the wind whispers
a wary warning
There was plenty, still
early this morning

These primal urges
are hard to fight
an unholy diet
a dark appetite

The pavement scrapes
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Dorukhan Baris Oguzcan 02 November 2017

I get the sense of absurdity of every possible Halloween rites.Nice And humorous thanks.

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Savita Tyagi 06 January 2016

Loved it. Will save it for my grand kid!

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Danny Draper 19 July 2012

Very funny, love how it built and the climax was an empty candy pail.

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Diane Violet 28 October 2009

Oh no, they didn't soap your windows or egg your car I hope! Do kids still do that now a days? Great build up to a surprise ending...Happy Halloween Chuck!

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Patti Masterman 22 October 2009

Ahh, found my favorite new Halloween poem..plus a lot of good hints for the future!

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Lacie Wasserman 10 June 2009

ahahaha i lvoed the ending :) Its really good I loved it =D

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Koti Tatum 12 January 2009

i really liked it, it draged me in to read more(: faboulos job: D Could you comment on my poems as well, please and thank you(:

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Patricia Gale 04 November 2008

What a delightful piece! Perfect for the time

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Dorothy- A. Holmes 28 October 2007

Chuck, 10 from me because you really are a poet at heart...wonderfully clever! What slow thinker dared to give you '5'? Love your work. Dorothy

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jack russell 12 September 2006

And I thought this was going to be dark and serious to the bitter end...shoulda known better :) Such a relief! Jack.

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