Little pumpkin pop
a crooked
jagged smile
bitten into it
cuts a crooked
jagged death
into you

So keep Jack’s lanterns lit
till the moon begins to fall
and all have got their candy
or risk a visit from a sweetie
that will make your blood run sour

October 3, 2014
Tressa Lee Breen

Inspired by OctPoWriMo2014 Day 3 prompt: Sweet.

Image from the movie "Trick 'r Treat": used without permission, with no credit taken, no profit made, and no offense intended.


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