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Halloween Streets
by Sherry Gail Heim
Saturday, October 31, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Halloween Streets
A haunted night of ghouls and beasts
When vampires search for bloody feasts
There are witches casting evil spells
Stirring cauldrons spewing nasty smells
Black cats howl out into the night
At evil pumpkins glowing bright
Skeletons hanging down from the trees
Play eerie music on the breeze
Banshees scream above the streets
Where children dare to beg for treats
Of candy apples and popcorn balls
As ghosts fly out from haunted walls
A mummy limps in moldy rags
A detached leg behind him drags
Zombies hearing unknown voice
Walk in a daze without a choice
Goblins hide in trunks of trees
Undetected, grabbing kids with ease
To steal their sacks of candy treats
Then chase them back to haunted streets
Werewolves awake in full moon light
Rip up the towns throughout the night
Bats with glowing red-gold eyes
Drop down as vampires from the skies
Children on the streets beware
And travel on this night with care
There are evil spirits that fill the air
Who will steal your souls without a care
Sherry Gail Heim
October 31, 2009
Copyright © Sherry Gail Heim 2009


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Reviewed by Debbie Lacy 7/11/2011
Ew, great poem for children to take heed of while their out trick-or-treating on Halloween night! There are so many vindictive people out there who don't mind doing a child harm! I love it! Thanks for sharing!
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 11/16/2009
I am sorry I missed this one sis. This is really a good poem, and some of those evil spirits are not necessarily what you said here but are people who like to harm children. This is a cute poem with a very real message. Thank you for sharing it.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and who love you, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your den sister, Barbie.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 11/8/2009
And this is why my grandchildren had me guiding through the streets for their delights. Great write :-)
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 11/4/2009
Souls and.....candy. Two footed ghouls deab candy bags around here.
Great read for an annual Halloween push!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/2/2009

Vividly imaged verse brings the chills of the season to the forefront. Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by George Carroll 11/1/2009
You caught the season perfectly.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 11/1/2009
Your work always sings perfectly. Your visions are with clarity, each time. One only has to see you've written to know they are in for a wonderful treat. So while the kids enjoyed the candy treats of Halloween, us adults were in for a treat of our own when we visited your den.
Thanks again.

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 11/1/2009
Some kids never grow up. Ain't it wonderful?

Reviewed by Felix Perry 11/1/2009
Great halloween entry Sherry..well done.
Reviewed by steve Chering 11/1/2009
I've read 25 poems this morning, and out all those, I've decided that this is the 'top of the list' for me today.
'Very clever lady you are! has anyone told you this yet?
'Well it's about time they did!!!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/31/2009
Great write, Sherry; love it! Loved the part about the limping mummy; that's ME, 'cause I limp when I walk! LOL No kiddin'!

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

Happy Howl-O-We'en!! :D
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/31/2009
A most apt and timely write, Sherry; I appreciate the flow (rhyme and rhythm) as well. Love and best wishes to you,

Reviewed by Eugene Williams 10/31/2009
Excellent keeping with the spirit of the night
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/31/2009
Not me / Nope / They ain't gonna get me! / I'm hunkered down / Lights out / Answering no doorbells and loud and frightening knocks / I am not here . . . Whew! / Will this night never end?

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