11th Annual Halloweensie Contest!!!
After being on a revision marathon all summer, Susanna Leonard Hill's 11th annual Halloweensie contest was just what I needed to spark some creativity and write something new. I hope you enjoy my entry, loosely inspired by my 4-year-olds bathroom antics.
THE HALLOWEEN POTTY
By Andrew Hacket
as monsters arrive, goodies in hand.
Time to party.
“Too little,” they say. I’m ushered away.
I stand in my lavatory, laboratory.
My cauldron, shiny white.
A trick up my sleeve.
Time to mix.
Time to make.
But footsteps on stairs means hurry,
move quick. Too rushed to measure, I toss it all in.
With a flush of excitement, I give it a whirl.
The cauldron strains,
about to explode.
My family bursts in
as the toilet erupts.
They’re now dripping in slime