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Trick or Treat

A Poem For An October Prompt

By Kelsey ClareyPublished 5 months ago • 1 min read
Trick or Treat
Photo by Zara Photo on Unsplash

Children shout "Trick or Treat!",

Bags outstretched for something sweet.

Mounds of candy for them to eat,

and parents to sneak once they're asleep.


This was written for Prompt #13 on Chloe Rose Violet's October Prompts list:


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About the Creator

Kelsey Clarey

Bisexual Canadian writer, editor, podcaster, and crafter. You can find me @islanderscaper most places on the internet and as part of the podcast Just Roll With It AP (@rollwithitap).

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  • Amanda Starksabout a month ago

    Oh my gosh this is so cute!! A wonderful rhyming scheme, too. ( I wanted to say this was so sweet but River beat me to it xD )

  • River Joyabout a month ago

    This is so sweet if you pardon the pun. I love a jaunty little rhyme. Nice!

  • This was an excellent poem for the prompt! I loved it!

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