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Spinner's Bones

By Ruth Crist All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry / Horror

Run, Run, Run

All Hallow's Eve comes to the park
where hanging corpses' last desire
sparked twisted evil in the dark
from trees with heat of devil's fire

Run run run away
screaming down the Trail
scarily scarily scarily scarily
Hoping not to fail

Hunting season hails arrival
mandrake roots spawn life of nether
Captured souls flail for survival
until all's left is skin like leather

Run run run away
screaming down the Trail
scarily scarily scarily scarily
Hoping not to fail

Empty shells yet learn to scream
freed from their traps by twisted death
Turn Nightmare loose in evil dream
to steal another spirit's breath

Run run run away
hoping not to fail
scarily scarily scarily scarily
chased by unearthly wail

scarily scarily scarily scarily
screaming down the Trail
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