Thursday, October 29, 2009


There's a chill in the air when the sun sets down
to rest his head this night.
From the west comes the sound of a thousand souls
bringing with them ghoulish delight.

Over there, what's that!
Why it's only the cat,
named Oliver, he's black you see.

If he crosses your path,
you should probably retract
your paces and run home to be

safe in the arms
of your home without harm
from the beasties that bump 'cross the land.

For on Halloween night,
under full moon's light,
all souls once more take a stand.

Happy haunting!
PS: The image above is from one of my favorite movies, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas. If you're staying home this Halloween night, why not cozy up to the telly for some good old fashioned spooky fun :)


  1. oooh, I love that movie too! I'm feeling inspired to watch it on Saturday curled up under a blanky as I hide from the rain.

    what a beautiful blog you have here, I love the way you write and I look forward to your series of cozy mysteries some day


  2. happy halloween!

    loveeee the poem.and yes, let me get a dvd of an old movie and enjoy the night!

  3. Such a festively wonderful poem, thank you for sharing. And may I just say, I adore the design of your blog. A black, crystal drop bedecked chandelier will always win my design tastes over :)

    Manny thanks for your lovely comment on my blog (Chronically Vintage), I hope you're having a fantastic Halloween weekend!
    ♥ Jessica

  4. mon ami: Thanks for visiting! The cozy mystery series is still in the outline stage, but I'm getting more and more excited about it!

    salitype: Hope you were able to enjoy the evening with an old spooky movie :)

    Jessica: Thanks for visiting and for following! I appreciate your kind words and encouragement :)

    Glynis: Thanks a bunch! I wrote it on the fly after thinking of the wonderful music in the film "The Nightmare Before Christmas". Hope your Halloween was a good one!

  5. I really like halloween, the party and i love to go out with my litle girl, she really enjoy to ask in every house for a candy.
    In the night the party is only between my husband and i, usually i buy viagra and my husban is a real machine.


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