Halloween Frenzy

by ah satan 666   Oct 23, 2014

I happily lay between darkness and light,
in a pile on the floor,
Until I'm rudely disturbed from my slumber.

Snatched away,
like the last toy on a shelf...


I was one of many.

Strategically placed on a wooden board.
Is my sanity in question?...
Dotted markers are drawn on parts of my skin.

Then I feel it...

No burgundy river flows,
As the jagged teeth of your stainless steal...
Plunges throw my tangerine coloured skin.

You're not satisfied...

Your hands dive deep in to my core...
And you pull...
and pull...
ripping at my insides,
until they're all out.

Sinister you are!
as you wipe me down...
taking great care
to removing any last imperfections.

I am left standing,
Nothing more than an empty shell...

But what is this?...


You take a candle,
place it in my core...
gather your followers and light.

It's my awakening...

and my new face glows for all to see.


Rainbow Writers
club challenge
Five old titles from my poem list...

My old titles...

1. Between Darkness and Light
2. Lifeless
3. Sanity in question... (Dialogue)
4. Burgundy River (Acrostic)
5. My Awakening




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  • 5 years ago

    by Baby Rainbow

    This really is incredible!

    Firstly, to combine your old titles in a piece like this I was not expecting! Although - I should have known better than to think you would write of something different with it being so close to YOUR season lol!

    I love the angle of this, it was a bit like the view of your shadow challenge, only you have done so with the view of the pumpkin. Really good idea!

    I also like how you have personified the pumpkin, yet shown us that there is really nothing inside of him, no heart or blood or organs coming out!

    The ending was a great twist, it is the transition of the mess made in the beginning, but only to be turned into something different, and more beautiful.

    Very nice work, and I love the picture visual!

    Love this work!

  • 5 years ago

    by Beautiful Soul

    Natasha. This visual alone makes it nomination worthy, I wish people would notice this piece more. Doing it in the view point of a pumpkin first off is unique and creative and second off does a great job with the recent times as it is almost Halloween or all hallows eve heh. I loved the details you used as they are spot on, and they bring the pumpkin to life honestly. The feelings you give here make the pumpkin almost afraid of Halloween and almost know what is going to happen, as the cutting of it's inside takes place. But know that with it, it does become more alive with the glow of the candle and a new face. As I said this poem's attention to detail is outstanding and each stanza is it's own image and story and emotion. Beautiful work hon. 5/5

  • 5 years ago

    by Poetess

    I think this year may be the year, lol. Especially after reading this =P

  • 5 years ago

    by Poetess

    Ah! I love this. First I was, like, is this poem in the right category? Lol. Then I kept reading and it's just incredible. I have never carved a pumpkin myself, but this makes me want to. =P

    • 5 years ago

      by ah satan 666

      Oh no :O ...

      You've got to have ago,
      It's apart of halloween tradition...
      I love halloween...
      But us Brits don't celebrate it
      Like the USA, which is a shame :(