Saturday, October 31, 2020

Halloween Haiku and Tanka: Finding One "Good Scare" in the Darkest of Covid19

                                                                                                                                One Hundred Thirty-Second  Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

                                                                                  blue blood moon
                                                                                  between lines of Grim Reapers
                                                                                  spooky distancing

My Dear Friends:

Even in the darkest time of the entire pandemic, everyone is entitled to one good scare.

words tumble
from the mouths of pundits
all day long
produce aisles overflow
with faceless Halloween pumpkins

Janet Lynn Davis

front porch forum
a row of jack-o-lanterns
with VOTE masks

Chen-ou Liu

(to so-called "professional anarchists, violent mobs, arsonists, looters, criminals, rioters, Antifa...")

Halloween twilight
an army of the walking dead
... and a Trump lookalike

Chen-ou Liu

the warmth
of the skeleton's hand

Michelle Schaefer

Halloween party --
after a few drinks
the masks come off

David Grayson

All Souls Day
so many masks
left behind 

David McKe

Added: One Hundred Thirty-Third  Entry

Hogtown ghost house
under the blue blood moon
a Trump Tower
of giant jack-o-lanterns
with No Party masks

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