Halloween Poetry Chilling

Skid Marks

Skid Marks

Gray bones inched up
 out of black dirt
  with no blood seen
   gray clouds hovered above
    the eve of Halloween.

Moon cast down 
 dim light
  over rusted red baring trees
   a holiday to celebrate for all those who believe.

No party this night
 just brushing winds
  rushing by 
   graveyards locked up tight.

So? 

“You’re brave enough to come?,"
  to prove you’ll not be scared.”

While your devilish friends
 laugh out loud deep in to cool air.

Then from the corner of your eye
 you see these bones of gray,
  perspire and pass out 
   of this freakish wicked play.

Are you there? 
  Are you there?

Have you triumphed over their dare?

Is this air?
 Is THIS air?

You hear moans and more moans.

Oh my God!
 How can this be?

How can this be true?



Those grey bones belong to you.



Happy Halloweeen!

Copyright � October 2010 DZ

Comments 8 comments

angela kekahu profile image

angela kekahu 5 years ago

pretty tight hub! love the music u picked too! i read this other pretty cool halloween hub a few min ago

http://hubpages.com/literature/Hawaiian-Halloween

Thanks for the hub!


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Micky Dee 5 years ago

Great stuff. I also grabbed that Creepy Music yesterday and planted it into a hub! Funny! Great hub! Thank you!


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Denizee 5 years ago Author

Thank you both Angela & Micky - I was in "Halloween" mode last night. Appreciate your comments!


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Ginger Meow 5 years ago

Awesome, this is a great poem. Not sure what you mean by Skid Marks (as those are usually in your pants after you scare yourself) but the twist in the end was great! Frightening poem!


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Hello, hello, 5 years ago from London, UK

Gosh, Denizee, you certainly know to put the scare into it. Great poem


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Denizee 5 years ago Author

Ginger, you were right about the skid marks, (smile)

Hello, thank you for reading and liking this darker side of my writing.


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QudsiaP1 5 years ago

Great hub, spooked me out. :)


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Denizee 5 years ago Author

Thank you QuidsiaP1 - Right time of the year for that!

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