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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

A Garden of Monsters


Larry, Larry is quite scary.
How do his monsters grow?
With zombies, ghosts and werewolves,
And vampires all in a row.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Scarecrows

Scarecrows
Are supposed to
Keep crows from the cornfield
Instead they become just one more
Fence post.




Monday, October 29, 2012

Who's Jack?


Hey!

That

Pumpkin

Has two eyes

And a glowing smile

I wonder why they call him Jack.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

Happy Crows

 
The crows are happy.
Today is our garbage day.
The wind blew the lids.
They are rolling down the street.
Plastic bags are emptying.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Garbage Day

A family portrait on garbage day
"I thought you took the garbage out."
"Did you take the garbage out?"
"It's your turn." "No, it's yours."
"Here's the garbage truck
Emptying cans."
"Hurry, run!"
Too late!
*sigh*


Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Happy Birthday Poems of Silliness

Just one year ago
I started my goal
Of posting a poem
Every day this year
I have reached my goal
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monday, October 22, 2012

Black Cat

Black Cat
I'm not afraid
Stalking down the hallway
Chasing the shadows in the house
My pet

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Bob the Vampire

There once was a vampire named Bob
Who wanted a different job
When he came to town
He was knocked down
And chased by an angry mob.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

The Hacker

The detective spied.
The lawyer pried.
The criminal lied.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Noisy Flight

That boy is talking
twenty-four hours a day
Does he ever sleep?
 
 

Monday, October 15, 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012

A Monster Meal

I did not eat the chocolate cake,
The peach cobbler I did not take.
I did not steal the cherry tart
I know not how it did depart.
I did not munch the apple pie
I do not have an alibi
Don't ask me to stand upon the scale
Or I fear I will be put in jail.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Stuff

 
Storage
Never enough
Overflowing every box
In the closets and the garage
My stuff is owning me.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Cackle, Cackle

Cackle, Cackle little witch
Drive your broom into the ditch.
Up above the world so high
Upon me I fear you spy.
 

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

City/Wilderness


City
crowded, noisy
rushing, honking, yelling
turn back the clock
walking, breathing, resting
empty, quiet
Wilderness



Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012

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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Greg, the One-legged Monster

There once was a monster named Greg
Who jumped on a powder keg,
And now he is missing a leg.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Sleeplessness

Tick
Tock
Awake
Way Before
The Alarm Goes Off
I wish I could go back to sleep.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Picture Day

Picture Day
In our best
Clothing
Trying to look better than
Usual
Really need
Extra patience
Done for
Another
Year (Whew!)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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Monday, October 1, 2012