‘Tis the Season…

Autumn… gotta love it. As we move press toward Halloween, I thought I’d share this poem I wrote a couple years back. I absolutely adore writing poetry. Perhaps some day I’ll be able to devote more time to it.

Until then, I hope you enjoy my humble verse…

Samonios’ Kiss
©2006 Dwight L. MacPherson

To Edgar Allan Poe:

Bloody leaves on haggard trees
Dancing, cackling in the breeze;
Bristling black cats hawk and hiss
This is known as Samonios’ kiss.

A Murder gathers for the feast
Cawing, clawing presage beast;
Pumpkins peek with grinning glow
Wordless wards of Samhain’s show.

Witches’ caldrons boil and bubble
Voiceless vexes, toil and trouble;
Cadavers crawl from gaping graves
These are known as Púca’s slaves.

Alas! I mourn the rising sun
When nature’s hex and I undone;
Spiraling entwined to the Abyss
Samonios bestows a final kiss.

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Happy Halloween, my friends!

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4 thoughts on “‘Tis the Season…

  1. Sweetie,

    BOO! I love this poem. It is so perfect for Halloween:)I am going to make sure Amy sees this-she will love it!

    xoxoxoxoxoox me

  2. Thank you, m’love! I’m glad you enjoyed it. ^_^

    xoxoxox,
    D

  3. Hi! I’m Rebecca’s friend Amy. (I am so happy for you both – congratulations!) This is a fantastic poem, perfect for Halloween. Thanks for posting it!

    Amy
    eldritchhobbit.livejournal.com

  4. Hey, Amy! Thank you very, very much! We are extremely excited, but the wait’s KILLING us. Hahaha!

    I’m glad you dug the poem–and thank you for the kind words. 🙂

    -D

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