"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween!

Here's a little poem I wrote for Halloween...
And for Jingle's Poetry Potluck too...
BOO!



Once upon a dark and gloomy night

I was out for a little tiny bite

Of a tasty neck

Oh what the heck

It's my diet and I'll eat what I like



19 comments:

joanny said...

Happy Halloween dear one from the Pacific Northwest.... not quite the same now that our children are grown, sigh!

Enjoy your home baked goodies today,

cheers,
joanny


lovely little poem.

Stafford Ray said...

OMG! Is that a real critter?

kathew said...

FYI: that critter is a real carved pumpkin!!!!

Stafford Ray said...

WIBD! (Well I'll Be Damned) I was headed for the bug killer!

Sue J said...

WOW. That carving is amazing. Andi I love the poem. Made me smile.

Jingle said...

wow,
very cute story,
creepy too.

signed...bkm said...

How that is a Potluck...eat what you like....Happy Halloween...bkm

Celia said...

Happy Halloween. Spooky pictures. Got my oldest son to visit and hand out goodies with me. Boogity, Boogity.

Shashi said...

Simple and beautiful... I enjoyed it...

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Jingle said...

Happy Belated Halloween,
Happy November,
Thanks for sharing.

fiveloaf said...

this is impressive! i like this!

jessicasjapes said...

Haha, brilliantly amusing! I do like your snappy style.

http://jessicasjapes.wordpress.com/2010/11/01/halloween-fright/

gospelwriter said...

That is one scary-looking pumpkin!

Eric Alder said...

I saw that awesome pumpkin carving quite a few times this year. Nice Potluck entry, Kathew!

liv2write2day said...

Cute...now have a nice, safe vacation. Enjoy.

Kristen Haskell said...

Oh that was so delightful and amusing and the end I laughed and said, "Oh man!" I am still smiling at your hauntingly witty poem.

Kristen Haskell said...

Okay I just read the comments and Stafford you are too funny for words!

abthomas said...

Thanks for the giggle, this write was a pleasure to read!

kavisionz said...

Eeeeeewww... but I hope you enjoyed your meal!! ;-) Next time, care to share?!

By the way, that pic below the poem was super deadly!!!!

LOVED both!