We've created a Halloween contest for all you aspiring poets and wannabe scribes with a flair for frighteningly freaky prose!
Be it a haunting haiku, alarming limerick, wraithlike rondeau or bloodcurdling burlesque, we want you to show us—and the world—your creatively creepy skills.
HOW TO ENTER:
Starting today, (Monday, October 19, 2009) at 2PM CST until Monday, October 26, 2009, at 2PM CST Llewellyn fans can submit an original, spine-chilling poem for our spooktacular “Your Poem Gives Me the Creeps" Halloween Poetry Contest by posting it to this discussion on our Facebook Fan Page.
Not on Facebook? No problem! We can post your poem for you. All you have to do is submit
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