The five poems nominated by Llewellyn staff as finalists for our "Your Poem Gives Me the Creeps" Halloween Poetry Contest have been selected!
Now it is all up to you! Cast a vote for your favorite poem by entering the number next to the poem's title in the comments field of this blog post. One vote/comment per person.
Please submit your vote no later than Thursday, October 29, 2009, at 4PM CST. The winner will be announced on Friday, October 30, 2009, at 12PM.
#1 - "The Banshee" by Anya Elude
She is lifted up in Moon's bright light
To fly above the little lives below
To watch the unsuspecting soul
Who ventures into the night
De-sending fast through inky dark
To hunt her
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
Because I am so suggestible you all get the chance to win a prize.
Christopher Penczak is one of the my favorite authors and his new book The Witch's Coin: Prosperity and Money Magick is just out, so of course I am reading it. He writes, "New witches start their magickal practice doing waxing Moon magick to accumulate all the things they want. Wiser, more experienced witches find as much value, if not more, in waning Moon magick, banishing unwanted forces to make room for blessings they might not yet have dreamed of." Then he tells us to clean our home or office. So I cleaned my home office.
I found that I had two copies of the 2002 Llewellyn's Tarot Calendar. The Tarot Calendar
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