The rules are to write about ghouls, ghosts and things that go bump in the night. Old Hallow's Eve, Dia de los Muertos and Halloween. They can be scary, funny, or anything in between.
Each post should be less than 1000 words if possible.
Here are the participants for this month. Please be sure to check out their Otherworldly stories as well!
They fear my amber eyes that glow beneath the moon,
They fear my sharp claws that scrape and squeal of an ear shattering tune.
Perhaps it's the ancient folk tales from my past,
Or it could be the blood dripping from my teeth of the vermin that wasn't so fast.
I've seen them all startle and shriek as I pass on by,
Darting the other way and telling themselves one big lie.
They refuse to come near me and cringe when I pass through,
I hiss through my fangs and wish I could change my repulsive hue.
You see my dears, my coat of dark fur is sleek as midnight,
Glistening like black pearls beneath the waning moonlight.
On nights like Halloween I prowl and haunt the streets,
Especially when the children are begging for their tooth-rotting treats.
They are quite the easy prey those tiny little ones,
Clutching their treat bags with their sweaty little palms.
But what is this? Does one dare actually approach me?
A child dressed with my hideous fur, how could this be?
I hiss at her with a deep growl and prepare for a fight,
Why would she even step near me on this dreadful night?
But then her voice whispers as cautiously as can be,
And I hear her softly call to me, "Here kitty kitty."
Haha! I totally feel like I cheated on this one. :) We've been passing around the flu in my house which in itself has been "Otherworldly!"
Thanks for reading!
©Alynza Smith 2012