Odd Girls: A Halloween Treat

From time to time I like to record some of the poems I write. The most recent Prompt Nights had Halloween as it's theme and I remembered a fun piece I created back in April that really suited it well, Odd Girls. I had so much fun re-reading it, I thought it'd be fun to record it and share it again in time for Halloween. Just click on the link below to listen to the poem. Enjoy!





Odd Girls

Come and play where the odd girls go.
Come, play the games that only they know.
Fall down, follow down, do come soon.
Come play along in the light of the moon.

Follow me, follow me to the forest where it’s dark.
Don’t be afraid of the teeth that are sharp,
for I have sharp teeth of my own,
and those that bite me will never go home.

Come and play where the odd girls go.
Come, play the games that only they know.
Fall down, follow down, do come soon.
Come play along in the light of the moon.

Please come play. I have stories to tell,
ones that are familiar and some you don’t know so well.
Stories like wind through ancient bones.
Stories that cause screaming in stones.

Come and play where the odd girls go
Run to the place between delight and woe.
Some come home, wiser than they left
and some linger on as permanent guests. 



Song Choice: Heathens by Twenty One Pilots

28 comments:

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    1. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. Rommy, It was a rare treat to hear you read your poem.

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  3. I just adore hearing you read your writing. And, that giggle at the end? Priceless!

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    1. It was an impromptu addition, but it worked well.

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  4. let me compliment you on a marvelous delivery

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  5. Nice hearing it read, add more scary drama to the poem

    Much love...

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    1. Oh I really tried hamming up the scary factor.

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  6. This was a fun read, Rommy. I might want to be one of those who stay. Reminds me of a younger set acting out the the Hotek California play.
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    1. LOL, it certainly does have an element of spooky fun.

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  7. I've been in love with this poem since the very first time I read it. Listening to you read it is a treat, indeed! And the ending? A Halloween miracle.

    I shall come and play... and cackle.

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  8. Oh, Rommy, I so enjoyed listening to you read your poem and I'll be coming back to it in the run-up to Halloween. Deliciously wicked, like the giggle at the end!

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  9. I literally have goosebumps!!😍😍 You go girl!!

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  10. This should be recited around a bonfire. Cauldron?

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    1. Either one would be a splendid choice.

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  11. I loved this already. Having now heard you read it, I adore it even more. That final giggle is perfect!

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  12. Love, Love, Love!!! Very cute giggle at the end!! Really enjoyed hearing you read your amazing words!!!

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