‘Halloweensie’: Too Big for His Boots

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Fall in Colorado is almost too gorgeous this year! It may have reached 90* yesterday, which was too much, but it’s back down to the 70’s now. More importantly there has been less wind than usual, so the trees are still glowing. I made myself a leaf crown today, AND I wore it all over town!

Susanna Hill’s 4th Halloweensie Contest rules:  write a 100 word or less (mine weighs in at 88) Halloween story appropriate for children, using the words pumpkinbroomstick, and creak.

Too Big for His Boots

“I want a broomstick,” said the cat.

“And, just like yours, a wide brim hat.

I’ll take a pair of pointy boots,

A nighty owl that glares and hoots,

One pumpkin cut to grin that glows,

Two warts like those that itch your nose,

Three blackened crows with crooked beaks,

A chair that rocks with cricks and creaks,…”

That cat! He carried on, and on,

‘Til Witch stood up and freed a yawn.

She waved her wand then thrice she spat.

POOF!

“It’s not your birthday, silly cat!”

LeafCrown5To read more 2014 Halloweensie Contest entries click HERE

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98 thoughts on “‘Halloweensie’: Too Big for His Boots

  1. FANTABULOUS, WOMAN! Cat warmed my heart (even though he’s too big for his boots). Wonderful poem. You’re the BEST! Love your crown. I must make one too. 🙂

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  2. Made me laugh! HA! Great idea and great way of telling it. Like everyone else I want my own crown and once the leaves turn here, I’ll make myself one and I’ll post the photo.

    Happy Halloween! Don’t let the Great Pumpkin eat you! 🙂

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  3. So the fact that you managed to use the words spat and thrice makes you an instant winner in my book. Love this. Poor cat got his comeuppance. Well done.

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