Midnight October thirty first 

Although he saw himself as cursed 

The witch he dared to do her worst 

Is cackling with delight 


She spoke in tongues of ancient lore 

The earth shook as a thunderous roar 

Hinted at what she had in store 

For him to face this night 


She lead him to a graveyard's gate 

Demonic guards refused to wait 

She served him to them on a plate 

All three demand a bite 


Forked lightning ripped apart the sky 

Inside hell's creatures caught his eye 

His terror hits a brand new high

When led into the site 


The devil rose up from his throne 

Recieved the gift and thanked the crone

Flayed off the skin and crunched the bone 

Extinguishing his light 

  • Author: peto (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 26th, 2023 05:21
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • Thomas W Case

    In time for the spirit of Halloween

    • peto

      Definitely got my spooky head on
      Thanks very much Thomas

    • Bobby O

      A cryptic fate. Loved the scheme and rhythm .

      • peto

        Cheers Bobby
        Inspiring and encouraging
        Many thanks

      • Neville

        how extraordinarily timely & apt .. versed so verily well sir P .. N

        • peto

          Tis the season
          Thank you Neville

        • BlessedbyGod

          Oh wow, so creepy I loved it!!
          Perfect for the Halloween season!!

          • peto

            Thank you blessed
            Gives me an excuse to visit my creepy side
            Much obliged

            • BlessedbyGod

              Hahaha, it's perfect

            • Christina8

              Your rhyme is fantastic...such a scary poem for halloween! I don't know which stanza i like best but the last one sure is scary on this dark stormy morning!

              • peto

                Thanks Christina
                Glad you enjoyed the rhyme
                I find it hard to write without it
                Truly appreciated

              • Introverted Sage

                A fine write!
                Just in time for spooky season.
                At awe with your way with words!

                • peto

                  Lovely thing to say sage
                  It's mutual
                  Some of your word choices are amazing
                  Really appreciate your encouragement

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