To be…or not to be

A night of magic
An eve of fun….
I could be a minion yellow
A happy Twinkie like fellow
Or a mermaid in an ocean deep,
or A sparkly neon orange pumpkin peep.
An eerie ghost in gossamer silk
A cowgirl with her black and white leather
A flapper girl with a peacock feather.
I could be a raven of deepest black
Or a Monopoly man with a snazzy top hat,
A sexy witch with a smoking brew
Or A rap star from 2live crew,
A football player with a tiny ball
An egg that sits high on a wall,
A cat that walks down alleys and streets
Or my husbands fave, a grilled cut of meat.
I could be a singer in hippie garb
Or a make shift pac man chasing ghosts
Now that’s an image I dig the most.
I could be you, my blogger friends
Like Wonder Woman and superman
Just flying high on Halloween.
But I’m no longer seventeen
Yet still able to be young and fun at heart
But to be Marge Simpson or even Bart
Can make me smile
And whistful too
Come join the fun
We’ve just begun
What will you be this Hallows eve?
Just leave a note or a suggestion too
Come now there’s still so much to do,
More candy to gather
And tricks to give,
So let me know when I see you there
What’s under the mask,
What’s hiding there.
Do you dare to play along my friend?
Or will this finally be the end
Of silly thoughts
And costumes dreamed
Excuse me while I let loose and scream
To set the mood
For frightening fun
Enough I guess,
Because now I’m done.

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7 thoughts on “To be…or not to be

  1. I thank you for the nomination. At this time I am stepping back from awards due to the time constraints but I want you to know I am truly honored that you thought of me, that in itself is a gift. Thank you my friend, peace and blessings, K

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  2. Thanks for the Halloween treat of a fun poem.
    I have really been enjoying your blog, I hope you don’t mind but I’ve nominated you for
    The Bloggers Recognition Award. ๐Ÿ™‚

    The Rules:

    Select 15 other blogs you want to give the award to. You cannot nominate yourself or the person who has nominated you
    Give a brief story of how your blog got started
    Give a piece or two of advice to new bloggers
    Thank whoever nominated you, and provide a link to their blog
    List those youโ€™ve nominated in the post and comment on their blogs to let them know youโ€™ve nominated them.

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  3. I really thought your poem delightful! I think, as people age, they revert back to childhood anyway, so old Rubbies and homeless people should be able to participate too! I’m a little on the decrepit side, though I wouldn’t mind going out this year as a piggy bank :O)

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