A November Haunting

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A November Haunting

 

Halloween

Has come and gone

Leaving us with its

Vicious little demons

 

The howling wind

Screaming down the chimney

Like a banshee

 

Brittle twigs

Whipping along the windows

tiny scratching claws

of desperation

 

A wolf howl

Through the eaves

 

The cloying damp touch

Of dead leaves

 

Ice cold drizzle

Down the neck

Of an overcoat

 

A ghost of late October

 

Spine chilling

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Ian Whiteley

Wed 25th Nov 2020 14:39

thanks for your kind words Ray - glad you liked it
and thanks to everyone for the 'likes' 😃

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raypool

Thu 19th Nov 2020 15:27

A scurryingly good poem, very scratchy to the senses, and a great followup to the more predictable Halloween climax .

Ray

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