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  • Writer's pictureMichelle S. Kennedy

Susanna Leonard Hill's 12th Annual Halloweensie Poetry Contest 2022!

Many thanks to Susanna Leonard Hill for hosting this creative contest and to all the fabulous prize donators!

NOTE: To comment on my entry please scroll ALL THE WAY DOWN to the bottom of the page and you'll see the comment section below where it says 'recent posts'. Thanks!

MUST USE THE FOLLOWING WORDS (or a variation of each): Slither, Treat, Scare

Here is my entry:


By Michelle S. Kennedy

Ghoulentine wanted a mate by his side.

Someone to love— so he looked for a bride.

He searched high and low, and underneath too.

WHO would he find? He hadn’t a clue.


Slithering out, from behind an old shed,

Red steely eyes with a look of the dead…

Ah! She’s THE ONE. Love at first sight!

The wedding took place in fire that night.

Passionate flames burned every ember.

Halloween’s magic. An eve to remember.

Treats were passed out. The bride was a scare!

Goulentine beamed (and looked debonair.)

Masquerade music eerily played,

Together Forever— The ghost and decayed.

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Oct 29, 2022

Oooo, so creepy, Michelle! I love the title and killer last line. Bravo and best of luck in the contest! —Jill

Oct 31, 2022
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Thank you, Jill!!! --- Michelle

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