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An Everglades Halloween
by MaryGrace Patterson
Friday, October 27, 2006
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A Halloween poem written in a Florida setting


Deep in the Everglades lives Hilda,
the witch. She casts wicked spells,
sniffs wolfnip.

It makes her crazy, so they say.
She howls at the moon to keep people
away.

A bubbling cauldrin sits on the
fire. Its thick gray smoke rises
higher and higher.

The smoke sends out a signal for
all to beware. Ghosts, ghouls and
goblins soon will be there.

Zombies and werewolves are invited
too. They'll dance around the fire,
drink " Swamp Water Brew".

Each year they gather to devise
new scares, for frightening people
is a hobby of theirs.

They'll boo and howl, yell and
scream, making frightful sounds
while practicing scarey scenes.

When Halloween night arrives,
and the moon shines on high,
Hilda hops on her broom stick,
and goes for a ride.

She flys across the ebony sky
leading fiends to towns and
cities near by.

A spooktacular show then begins,
as the monsters of BooVille do
frightful, scarey things.

At dawns first light , all say
goodnight. They fly back to
BooVille filled with delight.

Hallows Eve is over, gone till
next year, when once again
all will return to spread
gruesome everglades fear.

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Reviewed by JMS Bell 10/21/2009
THIS IS A VERY GOOD 'BOO TIME' WRITE...THE PHRASES AND IMAGERY FLOW BEAUTIFULLY TOGETHER...THANKS FOR SHARING AND BLESSINGS.
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 10/26/2008
...MaryGace... I have been to the Eveglades many times,,, after this poem,, I will make sure it is always during the day :) Geat Job!
Christine
Reviewed by John Flanagan 10/24/2008
MaryGrace,
a strong exotic brew that makes all of us howl at the moon. Good one!
John
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/24/2008
O. I love it, MaryGrace; absolutely SPOOKtacular!! BRAVA!

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

And a happy Boo Day to you too; I don't really celebrate Hallowe'en.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/24/2008
MaryGrace,

WOW, this is a delightful romp through the swamps - well done!

You're missed - take care!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 10/24/2008
I think, from what I've seen of the Everglades, they in themselves would make me fearful, alligators, snakes & all kinds of creepy, crawlie things, not someplace I would go at any time of the year...Ed
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 10/29/2006
Wow never thought of the everglades, to me they are just a thing on tv..

Great one
Reviewed by J M 10/28/2006
its halloween time again and you captured it.... I am not a fan of this holiday. But your gifted poetry is on target.
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 10/27/2006

"An Everglades Halloween"
A delightful read one I am sure the kiddies will enjoy!

Thank you for sharing you Halloween treat!
Take care,
From the Heart of an Artist Quiet Storm
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/27/2006
A most timely seasonal write, MaryGrace. Thank you for sharing it. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/27/2006
A fine Halloween brew, MaryGrace.



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