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Ode To A Halloween Pumpkin
by Penni Lynn Smith (Weston)
Monday, October 29, 2007
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For my favorite time of the year.


Orbs of orange

Against fields of gold

Nestled with cornstalks

A contrast most bold.

Awaiting eager hands

To select them for art

Here comes a prospect

One goes in a cart.

Upon a kitchen table

Let carving begin

Slicing away eyes, a nose, and a grin.

Put in the candle

To provide spooky light

Place in a window

For Halloween delight.

Halloween pumpkin mellowly greets

All who ring doorbells

For special sweet treats.

And on the day after

You might see a wax tear

As Halloween pumpkin knows

It'll be a whole year

For his return

With grin and light

To indicate again

It's Halloween night.

 
 

Penni Lynn Smith (Weston)

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Reviewed by Leann Marshall
I thoroughly enjoyed it--I'm a Halloween enthusiast because of the potential for fun and creativity, anyway! I loved the reference to a "wax tear."
Reviewed by Cynthia Borris
Penni,

Great poem. The emotions and the wax tear are terrific.

Cynthia
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Wonderfully penned piece for a tribute to Halloween! It is a very fun time of year and the beginning of many more to come...

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Let the carving begin! BWAAAAAAAAAAAAHAAAAAAAAAAAHAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!

Happy Boo Day to you too, Julie!

Very well penned; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D

Personally, I don't much care for Hallowe'en (don't celebrate it--much!--); I prefer CHRISTmas! :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
:) Well done!

(((HUGS))) and happy BOO day to you,

Karla. :)
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