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Haunted House... Neopoet Random Challenge #8

A haunted house not far from me
My ears pricked up at that!
I went down to look, at the sight
Wore my coolest leather hat

Fist raised to knock upon the door
My knuckles poised to rap
The door creaked slowly open wide
I had no doubt it was a trap!

But the "Magic" mushrooms that I ate
Were holding up just fine
If this were, my last day on Earth
I guess I wouldn't mind

The Wicked Witch had tea all set
And in the shadows something scary
Her servant, I supposed it was
But so many teeth and really hairy!

We had spider soup and some lady's fingers
Death From Chocolate Cake
Fried and scrambled monkey brains
Such Food, for badness sake!

She had some righteous Moonshine
Brewed by the light of the moon
We played the classics, "The Zombie Shuffle"
And the Scariest Sixties tunes

Ah man, I hate to say it!
The Sun's about rise
I wish I could stay longer
But, I don't think that is wise

I'll just be strolling home now
Yes, I'll take a doggy-bag
You are the perfect hostess
Saw her servant's tail begin to wag

So, down the road I went
Back to my castle-deep
I was looking out for preachers
'Cause my head I want to keep

It was a real long night
I popped into my bed
I pulled the shades down closely
My eyes were burning red

Thank the Saints of Halloween
This vampire stuff's okay
I love summer nights and bloody moons
But, I'm glad for shorter days

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Structured: Western
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Review Request (Direction): 
What did you think of my title?
What did you think of the rhythm or pattern or pacing?
How was the beginning/ending of the poem?
Last few words: 
I thought this was a whole lot of fun! How many of these titles can you fit in the same poem?
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Not Explicit Content


Aside from the challenge this was fun to read....just another day in the death of a vampire lol

I have tried to show that if you think about it, you can make almost any title a line and vice versa. Glad that you enjoyed the little tea-party. He's not dead yet, [well, he's undead, if that makes a difference?] I hope to see your entry in the Halloween contest, I'm starting mine today! ~ Geez.

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I was hoping for something a bit more ghoulish with a lot of BLOOD!

myself lately, maybe Covid but certainly something very nasty, so not in best form. I promise that if you hang around long enough, you will get your wish. ~ Geezer.

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Would have been great to hear, Vincent Price's. rendition of this in a hammer horror style!

Liked very muchly, Obi.

heroes of oration! I am surprised that anyone thinks of Vincent Price anymore. His mellow voice, and slow, almost oily delivery, made him one of the most sought after orators. Yes, I would have loved to heard him do some of my works! Thank you. ~ Geez.

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