Happy Hallowe’en All

ghouls haunt,
heroes race,
pirates swagger –
slowed only by the weight of treasure
and oversized costumes warmly packed –
It’s Hallowe’en!
Kids delight

(Today’s prompts are: Fandango – weight, Ragtag Community – costume, and Daily Addictions – signal.)


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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

21 thoughts on “Happy Hallowe’en All

      1. Here it is, I found it: it is a beautiful form V.J.
        Double Tetractys: A decastich (10-line stanza) with an emphasis on the syllabic count of each line. Syllabic count: 1-2-3-4-10-10-4-3-2-1 It should express a complete thought and may be on any theme and express any mood. Rhyme is optional.


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