Tag Archives: scary

Don’t

Written for: Poetic Asides November 2020 PAD Chapbook Challenge Day 1 – “Write an enter poem.” Do not enter that shuttered room, I fear you’ll find it unpleasant say I, to a girl on screen. Risk looms. Do not enter … Continue reading

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Horroween

Written for:  Poets United Pantry #498  (posted by Sherry) “I thought we might as well get into the spirit of Halloween this week, and get all cackly. Smiles. October has scurried by with the swiftness of falling leaves and fading … Continue reading

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Fear in the Swamp

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery 2  (posted by SarahSouthwest) The Prosery prompt starts with a line taken from a poem, and asks you to write a piece of flash fiction incorporating that line, in full, somewhere in the … Continue reading

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In My Sister’s Closet

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July 13:  “Scariest Moment” My sister and brother-in-law’s first apartment was a small, adorable place. I was bunking in for awhile, but we had our schedules neatly worked out. Night begins. Dinner is over, dishes … Continue reading

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Ring

Written for:  the Twiglets #107 – “with a ring” She heard shuffling feet at front door. There was no one she wished to greet. A bell rang and she was sure that wily wolf had returned. ’twas only harm he’d … Continue reading

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While You Are Asleep

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “The voice of the monster” Tonight’s all hallows eve and beasts are everywhere. They cry for candy and if we aren’t prepared we will fall victims to their tricks. But what if they … Continue reading

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No One Else Can See It

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Boogeyman For today’s prompt, I would like you to contemplate the idea of the childhood boogeyman. This is as wide open to your interpretation as you’d like. Feel free to really go wild … Continue reading

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Coney Island Rides

Written for:  Poetic Asides #289, Write a high poem The cyclone climbed to a peak, then raced down a steep incline, people screaming in their seats. The ferris wheel held two; four hands gripped a steel bar. At the top, … Continue reading

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