Tag Archives: scary

From a Safe Seat

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 11 “For today’s prompt, write a scary poem. Maybe the poem shares a scary story. Or perhaps it reveals a real fear. Whatever scares one person may not scare another, but … Continue reading

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The Picnic

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) Write a poem using the phrase “devil’s kiss” A picnic in the woods did not go as it should. He pressed his lips to hers, … Continue reading

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Turn It Off!

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub: Haibun Monday – Fear (posted by Frank J. Tassone “Write a poem that reflects fear.” Remember it clearly. My sister and I were watching The Twilight Zone, trying to stay brave. The episode opened with … Continue reading

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Unorthodox Treatment

Written for: Sunday Muse #182 Now, now, do not be afraid. Even though you cannot see it, my hair is in a braid. Most of my face is gone, hence a cone. All the better to poke you with, along … Continue reading

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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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