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All Hallows Eve & Hallowe’en

All Hallows Eve & Hallowe’en

written by: Christina Chin and Uchechukwu Onyedikam

@Christina_haiku / @MysticPoet_

 

All Hallows Eve

a rusty noose
creaking…

haunting O’clock
unclad skeleton
on the swing

the orange pumpkin’s
evil grin

dark imaginings
fairies and witches
begin wilding

gory frogs
in a witch boiler

the horn man
tailing the night
appears with a fork

a red tongue
ready to feast

nowhere to run
look out Xristy
two dwarves

x-rays
in the dark room
waddle and amble

a watchman opens
the gate to strangeness
dark festival

***

Hallowe’en

dark travellers
delight the witches

…ravens circle
the spooky
tower

trick-or-treating
night of the hollow

the witchity
feline
on the broom

racing heartbeats
the headless horseman
gallops faster…

the chill of being
shadowed

bat infested sky
the witching begins
in unholy terrain

the haunted
house

unlidded eyes…
a band of elves
stirs magic potions

the sorcerer
casts spells

a whistling
ghost
seeding nightmares

steals
the soul

a black cat
carries a lantern
walks on two feet

Halloween
Night

Christina Chin

Christina Chin

Christina Chin is a painter and haiku poet. Four-time recipient of mDAC Top 100 art contest. She is 1st prize winner of the 34th Annual Cherry Blossom Sakura Festival 2020 Haiku Contest. 1st prize winner in the 8th Setouchi Matsuyama 2019 Photohaiku Contest and won two City Soka Saitama's 2020 haiku prizes. She is published in numerous journals, multilingual journals and anthologies including Japan's haiku monthly magazine, Haikukai (俳句界).
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Uchechukwu Onyedikam

Uchechukwu Onyedikam

Salt-and-pepper wild African voice whose grapefruit leaks of the ancient wisdom of the men that walked the face of mother earth before him — Uchechukwu Onyedikam (Mystic Poet); is a creative artist who's based in Lagos, Nigeria. He's been published in several reputable journals & magazines, both in print & online. With regards to the intense passion he nurtures for poetry, he's open to work with other creatives from around the world; as he looks forward to exploring all of humanity with word in a world where everyone else is hurting from bombs & guns.
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