Writers don’t get to be very seasonal. It’s snowing outside your window while you write about which sunblock to use. Everyone is out Christmas shopping and you take the time to finish up that story about the Easter bunny. We live with our calendars in two different hemispheres. So, writing some creepy poetry just after Halloween shouldn’t be a big challenge. Bring along some Halloween candy (of course the dear little children won’t miss a chocolate bar, or two). Halloween chocolate is a great mode of inspiration!
What’s your poison… poem? Mine is going to be short and bittersweet.
Night fell with the unknown hands of a clock.
Traffic piles up, buses are packed and sidewalks are rushed.
The darkness brings things that move, slippery and dangerous between the cracks.
Masses of people but none are awake, living in dreams and nightmares of their own making.
In the dark there is freedom, without blindness from mobile technology.
In the dark there are no rules, there are no law makers and no one keeps paperwork.
One dreamer falls off the sidewalk, between the concrete jungles.
One dreamer wakes up in the darkness and can’t phone home.
There are no calling plans and roaming signals here. It’s too dark.
Source for inspiration and the image: Creepy Poems for Halloween | Flavorwire