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  Posted: October 20, 2019      Views: 42

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I've been writing poetry for several years now. Some are serious. Some are funny. Some are of a Christian faith. I pride myself in being able to write a poem about almost anything. Give me a subject and I'll give you a poem. It takes m - more...

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Pumpkin people invade county.
"Attack of the Pumpkin People" by Patty Palmer

It was All Hallow's Eve and the children had just finished their trick or treat for the year. As all the fairies and witches settled down in their homes to munch on their candy, and watch Halloween specials amid the first of the season's Christmas commercials, a bulletin came over the television alert system.

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE went the loud shrill warning sound, alerting that there was a bulletin coming. "This is not a test! Repeat! This is not a test!"

"The Matter County Police have issued an all point bulletin! Be aware that it has come to our attention that several Pumpkin People have been spotted wandering around the county! Pumpkin People are dangerous! If cornered, they will spew pumpkin guts into unsuspecting trick or treaters' faces. They are known for kidnapping other people's wives and locking them up in a pumpkin shell, where they are kept very well with no chance for escape! The head of the Pumpkin People, Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater, is leading his group to the Pumpkin Patch where they will meet with a Mr. Charles Brown to await the arrival of the Great Pumpkin. The Great Pumpkin appears to be the god of the Pumpkin People and will attempt to connect with his people among the pumpkins still on the vine.

Should you come in contact with any Pumpkin People, please remain calm! Speak quietly and move slowly as you approach them. If given the chance to come in contact, the only course of action is to inhale deeply then exhaling long and hard in order to extinguish the lit candle inside of the jack-o-lantern like face of the Pumpkin Person's head. This will render them unconscious! Immediately leave the vicinity and call the fire department! The staff will move forward to scrape up all of the Pumpkin goo from the ground, promptly add spices, dump into a pastry shell, and bake at 350 degrees for one hour."

Do not be alarmed! Stay safely in your homes and wait for the all-clear, then proceed to the fire hall for all you can eat dessert!"

Halloween Flash Fiction contest entry

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I do hope this is a flash fiction contest! LOL
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