Friday, March 23, 2012

Halloween 1976

colonial brick streets

pave the way

to the wanderings

of the sugar zombies

pillaging every home for blocks

with the whitest sharpened hungry teeth

empty gum wrappers

fill the porches

pillow cases hunt

like empty pints in berry season

screen doors open through the darkness

Mrs. Blubaugh gives out nickels

hand-stitched hats

and hidden mittens

bats are flying

leaves are falling

Jamie Porter egged the alley

haunted hayrides in the square

go to grandma's

after looting

count the candy

dance about

have a special popcorn ball

twice the size of both your fists

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