Normal for a Night

Midnight black bleeds through
one night of the year
when daemons
witches
gargoyles too
all get to play with the humans.
Do not look to close
lurching down the street
giggles
screams of glee
painted smile
kick that dropped body part
under the tree.
Chase no one away
for you know not who
those witches three maybe
careful now
‘fore they turn you into stew.
Vampires
hover at the doorstep
hoping to be asked in
yet in today’s age
no one will give in.
Listless away they go
witches three
vampires four
waiting for the gargoyles
watched the ghosts play with the children…..
sudden sparkle comes to their eyes
for there is a wonder
they have forgotten again….
All Hallow’s Eve
the one night they blend in.

©Oct. 16/19
Picture via Pixabay

Author: Jay-lyn Doerksen

A single hard working mom of a soon to be teenage son. A poet and story teller I have wanted to write since I was a child. This space is where I share stories about myself and my life and the creative poetry that stirs my soul. My hope is you will pull up a chair and a cup of coffee delving into the world that I offer and you find simple enjoyment for a few moments. Welcome to The Wonderful & Wacky World of One Single Mom

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