A Poem by ThePriestess

Author: ThePriestess
Created: October 28, 2015 at 03:35 pm
Upload Type: Poem, G (All)  
Category: Horror | Horror | Horror
Upload Stats: 4.75 Stars by 2 users with 2 comments and 227 views

Halloween Challenge  

*****This piece of writing is part of a writing challenge that I am hosting in the Forum.  The challenge is to create a poem (21 lines or less), or a short story (1000 words or less) about Halloween.  Somewhere within the writing the following words need to be used:  HOLLOW, CAULDRON, BAT(S), CHILDREN, EERIE, COFFIN, CEMETARY, WITCH, GROTESQUE, BUBBLING.*****

The days are growing shorter,
Halloween is almost here,
Eerie things are lurking,
From the shadows they will peer.
Children dressed in costumes,
Some as clowns with silly hats,
There will be devils, ghosts and goblins,
We might even see a bat.
After trick or treating,
When all the kids are tucked in bed,
The cemetary will be crowded,
On this, the Day of the Dead.
Underneath the hollow tree,
The Witches mix their brew,
Eye of newt and tail of dragon,
For a grotesque but bubbling stew.
The cauldron starts to simmer,
As we hear a rattling sound,
Coffins start emerging,
Rising from the ground.

© ThePriestess - all rights reserved

Author Notes

I did this writing challenge as I do most, I time myself and create as quickly as possible.  LOL I haven't written anything in quite some time so this one took me a little longer than most.  I finished this challenge in 13 minutes.  It was written on 10/28/2015

Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

If anyone is interested in playing in this fun challenge, just stop by the forum and check out the rules.  I will be giving points to anyone that participates.

Good luck and happy writing everyone!

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Comments & Reviews ( X 2)

April 11, 2018
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Goulish things at Halloween always are fascinating.. This piece is so good it made your reader want more!

Aww thanks hun, you are so sweet. It's a shame that the forum isn't here anymore. I remember a time, on this site, when a large group of members participated in fun writing challenges all the time. Do you remember how fun those were?

 ThePriestess replied on April 11, 2018

November 07, 2015
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It was simple and creative. I really enjoyed your simple theme, yet your words were creative and caught my attention. I need to stop by your forum and check it out!

Hello, my name is Timmie, it is a pleasure to meet you.  Thank you for taking the time to read my writing.  I am humbled by your kind words.

 ThePriestess replied on November 07, 2015

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