The Day After Halloween

November  the  first and  he had  been left  behind

All witches, ghouls  and  ghost  had  returned home

Gone  every imp  and  devil, he  alone the  only  remaining of his kind.

Here amid  the  humans, what  was he  to  do  alone.

 

He roamed  the  streets, haunted  the parks, prowled  the  shopping centre

He hung around  the  schools  looking  for like  souls to play  with

He messed up children’s  rooms, upset teenagers, no door he couldn’t  enter.

He was  so lonely  and  bored  nothing on this  earth  any  joy  could give.

 

After  a  while  when  the  demons  roll was called, finally he  was  missed

All hell was let  loose  where was  the  boy,  the  haunted  soul

Who would comfort him, could  a human  sooth him like a vampire  kisssed

Would  angels  find him  and  steal his  evil and make him something whole.

 

So out  the  went  the hoards  of hell to search  the  world and search it  well

All  this  fuss  for just one  boy, because the  devil loves  his  own

The loss on Halloween was  more than he could bare,an  empty  space in  hell

Out  the Furies  went, they  found him and  took him  home.

 

 

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13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bernadette
    Nov 02, 2016 @ 09:57:06

    So sad for him not to have escaped.

    Reply

  2. jan
    Nov 02, 2016 @ 17:05:21

    Frightening tale and the images are perfect. I’m glad I’m reading this in the morning.

    Reply

  3. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Nov 02, 2016 @ 18:11:57

    Any lost child, be he the devil’s own or not, spikes my blood pressure.
    A fascinating tale, Willow. 🙂

    Reply

  4. Judy E Martin
    Nov 02, 2016 @ 18:59:26

    Great story, Willow 🙂

    Reply

  5. Lynz Real Cooking
    Nov 03, 2016 @ 23:06:35

    Creeepy

    Reply

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