night parade

Under the moon
when the coyotes cry
all the town’s children go whistling by
riding like lightning down Gulliver Lane,
hooting and howling—
a pedaling train.

Brenda Warren 2012

NaPoWriMo Day 13

13 thoughts on “night parade

  1. This reminds me of work from the gent who created the pen and ink ‘Addam’s Family.’
    One verse I remember was went something like this:
    When the moon is bright as day
    All the children come out to play…
    (but his the illustration was of all the little ‘ghouls’ and boy children- imagine Wednesday and Pugsly Addams- with headless dolls heading for the cemetery.)


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