October 6, 2008
By Chandler Keeling, Olympia, WA

It is dark
There is no moon and no stars
My breathe looks like the eerie fog that surrounds the road I am walking on
the silence is deafening
it echos in my head
i see a light A strange glowing light
It looks like it has eyes
Is it moving towards me
or am I moving towards it
laughter or screaming
i cant tell which is coming out
its jagged orange mouth
I want to run away but instead I walk closer
My heart is pulsing like the beat of the light
What is it? What can it be?
a jack-o-lantern

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This article has 2 comments.

on Oct. 25 2008 at 3:58 am
That's interesting. Nice description of feeling as you see the jack-o-lantern. Sort of like a riddle.

blackshadow said...
on Oct. 11 2008 at 8:08 pm
This is a really great Halloween poem!


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